Definition of Drunkards

1. Noun. (plural of drunkard) ¹

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Definition of Drunkards

1. drunkard [n] - See also: drunkard

Lexicographical Neighbors of Drunkards

drunk and disorderly
drunk as Chloe
drunk as a lord
drunk as a skunk
drunk dial
drunk driver
drunk drivers
drunk driving
drunk tank
drunk tanks
drunkards (current term)
drunken reveler
drunken reveller
drunken revelry
drunken trees

Literary usage of Drunkards

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

1. Curiosities of Literature by Isaac Disraeli (1835)
"There »re some persons who will never be drunkards, »nd others who will be so in spile of all ... Some become drunkards from excess of indulgence in youth. ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1872)
"ASYLUMS FOR drunkards. BY D. DALRYMPLE, MP IN the August number of this Magazine for the year 1870, a lively and able article on the " Rational Treatment of ..."

3. Permanent Temperance Documents of the American Temperance Society by American Temperance Society (1835)
"A town, for instance, contains one hundred drunkards. The profit of making these drunkards, is enjoyed by some half a dozen persons. ..."

4. The Medical Jurisprudence of Insanity: With References to the Scotch and by John Hutton Balfour Browne (1880)
"The Restraint of drunkards.—Something, although not a great deal, must be said upon this important subject. It is well known that the English law refuses to ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1879)
"Habitual Drunkenness, and Insane drunkards. By JOHN CHARLES BUCKNILL, MD, Lond., FRS ; Late Lord Chancellor's Visitor of Lunatics. ..."

6. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1878)
"It was not constant in simple or chronic drunkards, but it occurred in forty ... In drunkards suffering from nephritis, the amount of albumen increased or ..."

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