Definition of Drunk

1. Noun. A chronic drinker.

Exact synonyms: Drunkard, Inebriate, Rummy, Sot, Wino
Specialized synonyms: Alcoholic, Alky, Boozer, Dipsomaniac, Lush, Soaker, Souse
Generic synonyms: Drinker, Imbiber, Juicer, Toper
Derivative terms: Drink, Inebriate, Inebriate

2. Adjective. Stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol). "Helplessly inebriated"

3. Noun. Someone who is intoxicated.
Generic synonyms: Drinker, Imbiber, Juicer, Toper
Specialized synonyms: Drunk-and-disorderly

4. Adjective. As if under the influence of alcohol. "Drunk with excitement"
Exact synonyms: Intoxicated
Similar to: Excited

Definition of Drunk

1. a. Intoxicated with, or as with, strong drink; inebriated; drunken; -- never used attributively, but always predicatively; as, the man is drunk (not, a drunk man).

2. n. A drunken condition; a spree.

Definition of Drunk

1. Adjective. In a state of intoxication caused by the consumption of excessive alcohol, usually by drinking alcoholic beverages. ¹

2. Adjective. (usually followed by with or on) Elated or emboldened. ¹

3. Noun. A habitual drinker, especially one who is frequently intoxicated. ¹

4. Noun. A drinking-bout; a period of drunkenness. ¹

5. Noun. A drunken state. ¹

6. Verb. (past participle of drink) ¹

7. Verb. (context: Southern US) (simple past of drink) ¹

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Definition of Drunk

1. intoxicated [adj DRUNKER, DRUNKEST] / a drunken person [n -S]

Medical Definition of Drunk

1. 1. Intoxicated with, or as with, strong drink; inebriated; drunken; never used attributively, but always predicatively; as, the man is drunk (not, a drunk man). "Be not drunk with wine, where in is excess." (Eph. V. 18) "Drunk with recent prosperity." (Macaulay) 2. Drenched or saturated with moisture or liquid. "I will make mine arrows drunk with blood." (Deut. Xxxii. 42) Origin: OE. Dronke, drunke, dronken, drunken, AS. Druncen. Orig. The same as drunken, p. P. Of drink. See Drink. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drunk

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drumstick tree
drunk (current term)
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drunk as a lord
drunk as a skunk
drunk dial
drunk driver
drunk drivers
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drunk tank
drunk tanks

Literary usage of Drunk

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1900)
"Damaged, dazed, dead drunk, dipped deep, discouraged, disguised, done over, doped, ... Main brace well spliced, making m's and w's, martin drunk, ..."

2. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1897)
"THE NATIVE-BORN We've drunk to the Queen— God bless her !- We've drunk to our mothers' land; We've drunk to our English brother (But he does not understand) ..."

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