drunk driver

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drunken driver

Definition of drunk driver

chiefly US

  1. :  a person who drives a vehicle while drunk He was killed by a drunk driver.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. : past participle ofdrink

  1. :  having the faculties impaired by alcohol

    :  having a level of alcohol in the blood that exceeds a maximum prescribed by law

    :  dominated by an intense feeling

  1. :  a period of drinking to intoxication or of being intoxicated

    :  one who is drunk

    :  drunkard

  1. :  one that drives: such as

    :  coachman

    :  the operator of a motor vehicle

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