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Wordnet 3.0


1. given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol;
- Example: "a bibulous fellow"
- Example: "a bibulous evening"
- Example: "his boozy drinking companions"
- Example: "thick boozy singing"
- Example: "a drunken binge"
- Example: "two drunken gentlemen holding each other up"
- Example: "sottish behavior"
[syn: bibulous, boozy, drunken, sottish]

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:

Drunken \Drunk"en\, a. [AS. druncen, prop., that has drunk, p. p. of drincan, taken as active. See Drink, v. i., and cf. Drunk.] 1. Overcome by strong drink; intoxicated by, or as by, spirituous liquor; inebriated. [1913 Webster] Drunken men imagine everything turneth round. -- Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. Saturated with liquid or moisture; drenched. [1913 Webster] Let the earth be drunken with our blood. -- Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Pertaining to, or proceeding from, intoxication. [1913 Webster] The drunken quarrels of a rake. -- Swift. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

drunken adj 1: given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol; "a bibulous fellow"; "a bibulous evening"; "his boozy drinking companions"; "thick boozy singing"; "a drunken binge"; "two drunken gentlemen holding each other up"; "sottish behavior" [syn: bibulous, boozy, drunken, sottish]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

50 Moby Thesaurus words for "drunken": addicted to drink, addled, beery, bemused, besotted, bibacious, bibulous, blind drunk, crapulent, crapulous, dizzy, drenched, drinking, drunk, far-gone, flustered, fou, full, gay, giddy, given to drink, glorious, happy, in liquor, inebriate, inebriated, inebrious, intoxicated, jolly, lightheaded, maudlin, mellow, merry, muddled, nappy, reeling, shikker, sodden, sotted, sottish, swilling, swimming, tiddly, tippling, tipsy, toping, turned around, under the influence, vertiginous, winebibbing