drink-driving

noun
drink-driv·​ing | \ ˈdriŋk-ˈdrī-viŋ How to pronounce drink-driving (audio) \

Definition of drink-driving

British
: driving a vehicle while drunk

First Known Use of drink-driving

1964, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of drink-driving was in 1964

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“Drink-driving.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drink-driving. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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