drinking problem

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of drinking problem

US
: a habit of regularly drinking too much alcohol

Word by Word Definitions

drink play drinking
  1. : swallow, imbibe

  2. : to take in or suck up : absorb

  3. : to take in or receive avidly

  1. : a liquid suitable for swallowing

  2. : alcoholic beverages

  3. : a draft (see 1draft 2b) or portion of liquid

problem play
  1. : a question raised for inquiry, consideration, or solution

  2. : a proposition in mathematics or physics stating something to be done

  3. : an intricate unsettled question

  1. : dealing with a problem of conduct or social relationship

  2. : difficult to deal with


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