intoxicant

noun in·tox·i·cant \ in-ˈtäk-si-kənt \
Updated on: 20 May 2018

Definition of intoxicant

: something that intoxicates; especially : an alcoholic drink

intoxicant

adjective

Examples of intoxicant in a Sentence

  1. The use of intoxicants and stimulants is prohibited.

  2. He was driving under the influence of intoxicants.

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First Known Use of intoxicant

1863

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INTOXICANT Defined for English Language Learners

intoxicant

Definition of intoxicant for English Language Learners

  • : something (such as an acoholic drink) that causes people to become excited or confused and less able to control what they say or do : an intoxicating substance


Medical Dictionary

intoxicant

noun in·tox·i·cant \ in-ˈtäk-si-kənt \

medical Definition of intoxicant

: something that intoxicates; especially : an alcoholic drink called also inebriant

intoxicant

adjective


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