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drunk

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 3)

being under the influence of alcohol
  • several wedding guests who got a little drunk

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drunk

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of drunk (Entry 2 of 3)

1 a person who makes a habit of getting drunk
  • you can't trust anything that old drunk says

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2 a bout of prolonged or excessive drinking
  • after a weeklong drunk he was unable to remember anything

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drunk

verb
variants: or drank
past participle of drink

Synonyms & Antonyms of drunk (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to swallow in liquid form
  • the doctor wants her to drink lots of water before the examination

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2 to partake excessively of alcoholic beverages
  • we're worried that she's started drinking again

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3 to take in (something liquid) through small openings
  • the hot surface of the porous rock drank water like a sponge

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The first known use of drunk was in the 14th century

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“Drunk.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/drunk. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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