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booze

verb \ ˈbüz \
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

Definition of booze

boozed; boozing
intransitive verb
: to drink intoxicating liquor especially to excess often used in the phrase booze it up

Examples of booze in a Sentence

  1. He was out boozing with his friends.

  2. he went out boozing with his friends on his 21st birthday

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Origin and Etymology of booze

Middle English bousen, from Middle Dutch būsen

booze Synonyms

Synonyms
bib, drink, guzzle, liquor (up), lush (up) [slang], soak, tipple
Related Words
carouse, revel; imbibe, nip
Near Antonyms
abstain

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booze

noun

Definition of booze

: intoxicating drink; especially : hard liquor

boozily

play \-zə-lē\ adverb

boozy

play \-zē\ adjective

Examples of booze in a Sentence

  1. We bought some chips and booze for the party.

  2. this will be a birthday party without booze

Recent Examples of booze from the Web

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First Known Use of booze

14th century

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BOOZE Defined for English Language Learners

booze

verb

Definition of booze for English Language Learners

  • : to drink a lot of alcohol


booze

noun

Definition of booze for English Language Learners

  • : alcoholic drinks



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