boozer

noun
booz·​er | \ ˈbü-zər How to pronounce boozer (audio) \

Definition of boozer

1 : a person who boozes : drunk
2 British : a drinking place : pub

Keep scrolling for more

Examples of boozer in a Sentence

They went into the boozer for a beer. the boozer finally checked herself into rehab
Recent Examples on the Web But Iris has fallen pregnant by Digby, who turns out to be a boozer, philanderer and open admirer of the Soviet Union. Star Tribune, 4 June 2021 However, recent statistics have given the industry something to toast: there was a net increase of some 300 boozers in the latest year. The Economist, 12 Dec. 2019 Not a boozer or beer-snob tale, Stradal’s second novel weaves together a bittersweet but heartwarming generational story of family, tragedy, perseverance and forgiveness. Don Oldenburg, USA TODAY, 25 July 2019 Smear campaigns falsely accused people of being boozers, rapists and terrorists. Los Angeles Times, 18 July 2019 Unfortunately, as played by Aussie actor Andrew Steel, Shankwitz too often comes off as an irascible, cowboyish boozer who needs a crash course in chivalry. Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times, 25 July 2019 There’s a beer shortage for World Cup boozers in Moscow. Nick Canepa, sandiegouniontribune.com, 23 June 2018 But at the Duke of Sussex pub — an early 20th century boozer that shares Prince Harry’s new royal title — the mood was mainly one of benign indifference. Washington Post, 21 May 2018 Northern states are the biggest boozers, with Wisconsin leading the way in most excessive drinking just ahead of North Dakota. David Brennan, Newsweek, 22 Feb. 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'boozer.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of boozer

1816, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About boozer

Statistics for boozer

Last Updated

8 Jun 2021

Cite this Entry

“Boozer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boozer. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for boozer

boozer

noun

English Language Learners Definition of boozer

informal
: a person who drinks a lot of alcohol

More from Merriam-Webster on boozer

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for boozer

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Return of Name that Color!

  • a light greenish blue color
  • Name that color:
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!