Definition of Crapulous

1. Adjective. Suffering from excessive eating or drinking. "A crapulous stomach"

Exact synonyms: Crapulent
Similar to: Gluttonous
Derivative terms: Crapulence, Crapulence

2. Adjective. Given to gross intemperance in eating or drinking. "A crapulous old reprobate"
Similar to: Gluttonous
Derivative terms: Crapulence

Definition of Crapulous

1. Adjective. Characterized by excessive eating or drinking. ¹

2. Adjective. Suffering physically from the consequences of excessive eating or drinking. ¹

3. Adjective. (context: webster 1913 definition) Surcharged with liquor; alcoholism; sick from excessive indulgence in drinking or eating; drunk; given to excesses. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Crapulous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crapulous

craquelure
craquelures
crare
crares
crases
craseur
crash
crash-dive
crash-land

Literary usage of Crapulous

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1. Robert Montgomery and His Reviewers: With Some Remarks on the Present State by Edward Clarkson (1830)
"He has probably had reason during some of his crapulous exploits at the said ' Pig and Whistle' to feel, without under-standing, by ' tact'—(perhaps I ..."

2. A Text-book of practical medicine: Designed for the Use of Students and by Alfred Lebbeus Loomis (1895)
"Flatulent colic is often called crapulous, when it follows a too hearty meal or the ... In crapulous colic, the tongue is either covered with a white fur, ..."

3. The Indigestions ; or, Diseases of the digestive organs functionally treated by Thomas King Chambers (1870)
"crapulous diarrhoea is simply an excessive quantity of food taken, ... I call it " crapulous," because it is most usual after a debauch ; but in weakly ..."

4. Veterinary state board questions and answers by Victor Gage Kimball (1920)
"(a) crapulous or engorgement colic is manifested by an over- distended abdomen ... Treatment : In crapulous form, give an aloes ball or one quart of linseed ..."

5. Robert Montgomery and His Reviewers: With Some Remarks on the Present State by Edward Clarkson (1830)
"He has probably had reason during some of his crapulous exploits at the said ' Pig and Whistle' to feel, without under-standing, by ' tact'—(perhaps I ..."

6. A Text-book of practical medicine: Designed for the Use of Students and by Alfred Lebbeus Loomis (1895)
"Flatulent colic is often called crapulous, when it follows a too hearty meal or the ... In crapulous colic, the tongue is either covered with a white fur, ..."

7. The Indigestions ; or, Diseases of the digestive organs functionally treated by Thomas King Chambers (1870)
"crapulous diarrhoea is simply an excessive quantity of food taken, ... I call it " crapulous," because it is most usual after a debauch ; but in weakly ..."

8. Veterinary state board questions and answers by Victor Gage Kimball (1920)
"(a) crapulous or engorgement colic is manifested by an over- distended abdomen ... Treatment : In crapulous form, give an aloes ball or one quart of linseed ..."

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