drunk driving

noun
variants: or drunken driving

Definition of drunk driving

chiefly US
:the act of driving a vehicle while drunk
  • He was arrested for drunk driving.

Word by Word Definitions

drunk play
  1. : past participle of drink

  1. : having the faculties impaired by alcohol

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

  3. : dominated by an intense feeling

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

  2. : one who is drunk

driving
  1. : communicating force

  2. : exerting pressure

  3. : having great force


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