in·​ebri·​ant i-ˈnē-brē-ənt How to pronounce inebriant (audio)

Examples of inebriant in a Sentence

stocking up on her in-laws' favorite inebriants for the holidays
Recent Examples on the Web Labor Day weekend is a high-risk holiday with many people traveling long distances by car and many people drinking or using other inebriants while celebrating with family and friends. oregonlive, 30 Aug. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1819, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of inebriant was in 1819

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Cite this Entry

“Inebriant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition


ine·​bri·​ant in-ˈē-brē-ənt How to pronounce inebriant (audio)
inebriant adjective
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