boozer

noun

booz·​er ˈbü-zər How to pronounce boozer (audio)
1
: a person who boozes : drunk
2
British : a drinking place : pub

Examples of boozer in a Sentence

They went into the boozer for a beer. I like a drink now and then but I'm no boozer
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Word History

First Known Use

1816, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of boozer was in 1816

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“Boozer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boozer. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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