social drinker


: a person who only drinks alcohol at parties and other social occasions

Examples of social drinker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Surely these parents don’t imagine that their son will enter the binge-drinking atmosphere of the typical college campus limiting his own excess due to the sophistication he’s acquired by being a social drinker at home. Amy Dickinson, Anchorage Daily News, 12 Sep. 2023

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“Social drinker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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