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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a chronic drinker;
[syn: drunkard, drunk, rummy, sot, inebriate, wino]

2. someone who is intoxicated;


ADJECTIVE (2)

1. stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol);
- Example: "a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors"
- Example: "helplessly inebriated"
[syn: intoxicated, drunk, inebriated]

2. as if under the influence of alcohol;
- Example: "felt intoxicated by her success"
- Example: "drunk with excitement"
[syn: intoxicated, drunk]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Drink \Drink\ (dr[i^][ng]k), v. i. [imp. Drank (dr[a^][ng]k), formerly Drunk (dr[u^][ng]k); & p. p. Drunk, Drunken (-'n); p. pr. & vb. n. Drinking. Drunken is now rarely used, except as a verbal adj. in sense of habitually intoxicated; the form drank, not infrequently used as a p. p., is not so analogical.] [AS. drincan; akin to OS. drinkan, D. drinken, G. trinken, Icel. drekka, Sw. dricka, Dan. drikke, Goth. drigkan. Cf. Drench, Drunken, Drown.] 1. To swallow anything liquid, for quenching thirst or other purpose; to imbibe; to receive or partake of, as if in satisfaction of thirst; as, to drink from a spring. [1913 Webster] Gird thyself, and serve me, till have eaten and drunken; and afterward thou shalt eat and drink. --Luke xvii. 8. [1913 Webster] He shall drink of the wrath the Almighty. --Job xxi. 20. [1913 Webster] Drink of the cup that can not cloy. --Keble. [1913 Webster] 2. To quaff exhilarating or intoxicating liquors, in merriment or feasting; to carouse; to revel; hence, to lake alcoholic liquors to excess; to be intemperate in the ?se of intoxicating or spirituous liquors; to tipple. --Pope. [1913 Webster] And they drank, and were merry with him. --Gem. xliii. 34. [1913 Webster] Bolingbroke always spoke freely when he had drunk freely. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster] To drink to, to salute in drinking; to wish well to, in the act of taking the cup; to pledge in drinking. [1913 Webster] I drink to the general joy of the whole table, And to our dear friend Banquo. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Drunk \Drunk\, a. [OE. dronke, drunke, dronken, drunken, AS. druncen. Orig. the same as drunken, p. p. of drink. See Drink.] 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). [1913 Webster] Be not drunk with wine, where in is excess. -- Eph. v. 18. [1913 Webster] Drunk with recent prosperity. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. Drenched or saturated with moisture or liquid. [1913 Webster] I will make mine arrows drunk with blood. -- Deut. xxxii. 42. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Drunk \Drunk\, n. A drunken condition; a spree. [Slang] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

drunk adj 1: stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol); "a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors"; "helplessly inebriated" [syn: intoxicated, drunk, inebriated] [ant: sober] 2: as if under the influence of alcohol; "felt intoxicated by her success"; "drunk with excitement" [syn: intoxicated, drunk] n 1: a chronic drinker [syn: drunkard, drunk, rummy, sot, inebriate, wino] 2: someone who is intoxicated
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

175 Moby Thesaurus words for "drunk": ablaze, addled, afire, aflame, alcoholic, alcoholic addict, animated, ardent, bacchanal, bacchanalia, bacchanalian, bat, beery, bemused, bender, besotted, bibber, big drunk, binge, blind drunk, blotto, boiling over, boozer, boozy, bout, breathless, burning, bust, carousal, carouse, carouser, celebration, chronic alcoholic, chronic drunk, compotation, cordial, crapulent, crapulous, crocked, debauch, delirious, devotee of Bacchus, dipsomaniac, dizzy, drenched, drinker, drinking, drinking bout, drunkard, drunken, drunken carousal, ecstatic, enthusiastic, excited, exhilarated, exuberant, far-gone, febrile, fervent, fervid, fevered, feverish, fiery, flaming, flushed, flustered, fou, full, gay, giddy, glorious, glowing, groggy, guzzle, guzzler, happy, hard drinker, hearty, heated, heavy drinker, hot, imbiber, impassioned, in liquor, inebriate, inebriated, inebrious, inflamed, inspirited, intense, intoxicated, invigorated, jag, jolly, juiced, keen, lit, lit up, lively, loaded, lovepot, lush, maudlin, mellow, merry, muddled, nappy, oenophilist, oiled, on fire, orgy, out cold, passionate, pathological drinker, pickled, pie-eyed, pissed, plastered, polluted, pot companion, potation, problem drinker, pub-crawl, red-hot, reeling, revel, reveler, rummy, serious drinker, shikker, smashed, soak, soaker, social drinker, sodden, sot, sotted, souse, soused, sponge, spree, squiffy, steaming, steamy, stewed, stiff, stinko, stoned, swigger, swiller, symposium, tanked, tear, thirsty soul, tiddly, tight, tippler, tipsy, toot, toper, tosspot, under the influence, under the table, under the weather, unrestrained, vigorous, warm, wassail, wassailer, well-oiled, wet, winebibber, wino, zealous, zonked
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:

Drunk The first case of intoxication on record is that of Noah (Gen. 9:21). The sin of drunkenness is frequently and strongly condemned (Rom. 13:13; 1 Cor. 6:9, 10; Eph. 5:18; 1 Thess. 5:7, 8). The sin of drinking to excess seems to have been not uncommon among the Israelites. The word is used figuratively, when men are spoken of as being drunk with sorrow, and with the wine of God's wrath (Isa. 63:6; Jer. 51:57; Ezek. 23:33). To "add drunkenness to thirst" (Deut. 29:19, A.V.) is a proverbial expression, rendered in the Revised Version "to destroy the moist with the dry", i.e., the well-watered equally with the dry land, meaning that the effect of such walking in the imagination of their own hearts would be to destroy one and all.