Definition of intoxicant
: something that intoxicates; especially : an alcoholic drink
Examples of intoxicant in a Sentence
The use of intoxicants and stimulants is prohibited.
He was driving under the influence of intoxicants.
Recent Examples of intoxicant from the Web
He was also taken to the hospital, where deputies immediately smelled the odor of intoxicants.
And the jury was again deadlocked on the third count: that Cosby gave Constand drugs or intoxicants—without her knowledge—to impair her.
Beer wasn’t the intoxicant of choice for a significant portion of the several thousand people at the headlining set by George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic on the opening night of the Boulevardia festival in the Stockyards District on Friday.
About six grams of marijuana were reportedly discovered in Castile’s car after the shooting and THC — the chief intoxicant in marijuana — was later found in his system.
Bunkered beneath the bucolic expanse of Blackberry Farm, the fabled gastro-utopia of the American South, lies a stockpile of intoxicants that ought to last for centuries.
The man was charged with abusing harmful intoxicants.
The carnage is fueled in part by the widespread legal distribution of opiates to medical patients, easy availability of cheap heroin, as well as an ever-expanding lineup of other types of prescription drugs and synthetic intoxicants ripe for abuse.
Many recovery experts oppose addicts using any intoxicant, and say cannabis just replaces one drug addiction with another.
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INTOXICANT Defined for English Language Learners
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
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