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

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 Ljoha, a smoker, boozer and latter-day caveman, is headed for work in a mine near the Arctic Circle. WSJ, 4 Feb. 2022 Handling's vision for reinventing what was once a tired old boozer? Rebecca Rose, Travel + Leisure, 24 Sep. 2021 And the Deep Chocolate satisfies the non-boozer with silky richness. Danielle Bernabe, Fortune, 3 July 2021 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 See More

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First Known Use of boozer

1816, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Cite this Entry

“Boozer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boozer. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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