Definition of Boozing

1. Noun. The act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess. "Drink was his downfall"

Exact synonyms: Crapulence, Drink, Drinking, Drunkenness
Generic synonyms: Intemperance, Intemperateness
Specialized synonyms: Drinking Bout
Derivative terms: Crapulent, Crapulous, Crapulous, Drink, Drink, Drink, Drink



Definition of Boozing

1. Noun. The act of drinking heavily. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of booze) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Boozing

1. booze [v] - See also: booze

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boozing

boozefest
boozefests
boozehead
boozeheads
boozehound
boozehounds
boozer
boozers
boozes
boozey
boozier
booziest
boozily
booziness
boozinesses
boozing (current term)
boozings
boozy
bop
bopeep
bopeeps
bopomofo
bopped
bopper
boppers
boppier
boppiest
bopping
boppish
boppy

Literary usage of Boozing

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1. The Mysteries of the Court of London by George William MacArthur Reynolds (1863)
"Didn'tI meet you at the boozing-ken t and didn't you bolt away like a shot?" " Well, I thought you was arter playing me • trick," replied Tony ; " and so, ..."

2. Glossary of Northamptonshire Words and Phrases by Anne Elizabeth Baker (1854)
"boozing. An ox or cow stall; generally made of bricks. A receptacle for the food of cattle, ... You need not feed the cows, there's hay left in the boozing. ..."

3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"The Cheshire custom of tenure of a farm is to enter and leave the land on the 2nd of February (Candlemas Day), and the house, buildings, garden, and boozing ..."

4. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"This landlord was a boozer stout, A snuff-taker and smoker. —Wolcot: Peter Pindar. boozing cheat (thieves), a bottle. boozing ken (popular), a public- house ..."

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