Found 2 items, similar to drunken.
English → English
adj : given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol; “a
; “a bibulous evening”
; “his boozy
; “thick boozy singing”
; “a drunken
; “two drunken gentleman holding each other up”
English → English
(dr[i^][ng]k), v. i. [imp. Drank
(dr[u^][ng]k); & p. p. Drunk
(-'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
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.
Gird thyself, and serve me, till have eaten and
drunken; and afterward thou shalt eat and drink.
He shall drink of the wrath the Almighty. --Job xxi.
Drink of the cup that can not cloy. --Keble.
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.
And they drank, and were merry with him. --Gem.
Bolingbroke always spoke freely when he had drunk
To drink to
, to salute in drinking; to wish well to, in the
act of taking the cup; to pledge in drinking.
I drink to the general joy of the whole table,
And to our dear friend Banquo. --Shak.
, a. [AS. druncen, prop., that has drunk, p.
p. of drincan, taken as active. See Drink
, v. i., and cf.
1. Overcome by strong drink; intoxicated by, or as by,
spirituous liquor; inebriated.
Drunken men imagine everything turneth round. --
2. Saturated with liquid or moisture; drenched.
Let the earth be drunken with our blood. -- Shak.
3. Pertaining to, or proceeding from, intoxication.
The drunken quarrels of a rake. -- Swift.