1. [ noun ] a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol
Synonyms: inebriety intoxication tipsiness inebriation
Related terms: soberness temporary_state grogginess sottishness souse intoxicate
2. [ noun ] (psychology) Habitual intoxication; prolonged and excessive intake of alcoholic drinks leading to a breakdown in health and an addiction to alcohol such that abrupt deprivation leads to severe withdrawal symptoms
Synonyms: alcohol_addiction inebriation alcoholism
Related terms: drug_addiction intoxicate
3. [ noun ] the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess
Synonyms: drinking drink crapulence boozing

"drink was his downfall"

Related terms: intemperance drinking_bout drink drink
Similar spelling:   drunkenly