Definition of Intoxicating

1. Adjective. Causing.

Exact synonyms: Intoxicant
Similar to: Alcoholic
Derivative terms: Intoxicate



2. Adjective. Extremely exciting as if by alcohol or a narcotic.
Exact synonyms: Heady
Similar to: Exciting

Definition of Intoxicating

1. a. Producing intoxication; fitted to intoxicate; as, intoxicating liquors.

Definition of Intoxicating

1. Adjective. (context: of a substance) Able to intoxicate; an intoxicant. ¹

2. Adjective. Very exciting and stimulating, especially as if by alcohol or some stimulant. ¹

3. Verb. (present participle of intoxicate) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Intoxicating

1. intoxicate [v] - See also: intoxicate

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Literary usage of Intoxicating

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
"Willie Tomlin was indicted for owning, operating, and possessing an apparatus for the manufacture of intoxicating liquors. Demurrer to indictment and bill ..."

2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1922)
"intoxicating liquors <S= 139—Prohibition ot possession for unlawful use does ... II, § 21, declaring any place where intoxicating liquor is manufactured or ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"Common experience has shown that (he general and unrestricted use of intoxicating liquors tends to produce idleness, disorder, disease, pauperism and crime. ..."

4. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1908)
"Rept. re. return to system of granting licenses for sale of intoxicating liquors as means to promote cause of temperance. 4 pp. (Same 212, 1864.) . ..."

5. A Treatise on the Criminal Law of the United States by Francis Wharton (1874)
"THE statutes of the several states regulating or prohibiting the sale of intoxicating liquors are so numerous, so various, and so constantly the subject of ..."

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