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inebriate

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verb in·ebri·ate \i-ˈnē-brē-ˌāt\

Definition of inebriate

inebriated

inebriating

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to exhilarate or stupefy as if by liquor

  3. 2 :  to make drunk :  intoxicate

inebriation

play \-ˌnē-brē-ˈā-shən\ noun

Origin and Etymology of inebriate

Middle English inebryat, from Latin inebriatus, past participle of inebriare, from in- + ebriare to intoxicate, from ebrius drunk


First Known Use: 15th century

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adjective in·ebri·ate \i-ˈnē-brē-ət, -ˌāt\

Definition of inebriate

  1. 1 :  affected by alcohol :  drunk

  2. 2 :  addicted to excessive drinking

Examples of inebriate in a sentence

  1. <those inebriate sports fans who yell and scream throughout the game>

15th Century

First Known Use of inebriate

15th century

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noun in·ebri·ate \-ət\

Definition of inebriate

  1. :  one who is drunk; especially :  drunkard

Examples of inebriate in a sentence

  1. <having performed in countless bars and clubs, the stand-up comedian was used to being heckled by inebriates in the back of the house>

Circa 1796

First Known Use of inebriate

circa 1796

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Medical Dictionary

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inebriate

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transitive verb ine·bri·ate \in-ˈē-brē-ˌāt\

Medical Definition of inebriate

inebriated

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inebriating

  1. :  to make drunk :  intoxicate

inebriation

\-ˌē-brē-ˈā-shən\play noun

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inebriate

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adjective ine·bri·ate \in-ˈē-brē-ət, -ˌāt\

Medical Definition of inebriate

  1. 1:  affected by alcohol :  drunk

  2. 2:  addicted to excessive drinking


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inebriate

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noun ine·bri·ate \-ət\

Medical Definition of inebriate

  1. :  one who is drunk; especially :  drunkard



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