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
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.
Whatever the usual partygoers would need to counteract the effects of their intoxicants.
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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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