drinker

noun drink·er \ ˈdriŋ-kər \

Definition of drinker

1 a :one that drinks
b :a person who drinks alcoholic beverages especially to a notable degree
  • a heavy drinker
2 :waterer b

Examples of drinker in a Sentence

  1. I'm not much of a drinker.

  2. Most of his friends are drinkers.

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First Known Use of drinker

before 12th century

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DRINKER Defined for English Language Learners

drinker

noun

Definition of drinker for English Language Learners

  • : a person who drinks alcohol especially in large amounts

  • : a person who drinks a particular beverage



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