[ US /ˈdɹəŋk/ ]
[ UK /dɹˈʌŋk/ ]
  1. a chronic drinker
  2. someone who is intoxicated
  1. stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol)
    helplessly inebriated
    a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors
  2. as if under the influence of alcohol
    drunk with excitement
    felt intoxicated by her success
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How To Use drunk In A Sentence

  • Two workboats, ancient battered things with rusting plates, shouldered into it from either side like a couple of drunks supporting a comatose companion.
  • Paraguay tea, which they call matte, as I mentioned before, is always drunk twice a day: this is brought upon a large silver salver, with four legs raised upon it, to receive a little cup made out of a small calabash or gourd, and tipped with silver. A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 17 Arranged in Systematic Order: Forming a Complete History of the Origin and Progress of Navigation, Discovery, and Commerce, by Sea and Land, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time
  • And if from this conjunction a baby was born, the infernal rite was resumed, all around a little jar of wine, which they called the keg, and they became drunk and would cut the baby to pieces, and pour its blood into the goblet, and they threw babies on the fire, still alive, and they mixed the baby's ashes and his blood, and drank! The Name of the Rose
  • He is rolling drunk.
  • The guest got very drunk so they bundled him into a taxi and sent him home.
  • A drunk was standing in the middle of the street, swaying uncertainly and trying hard to stay upright.
  • Not so with this trivial, lawless country club set of the 1920's, drunk part of the time and reckless all of it, codeless, dutiless, restless. Definitions: Essays in Contemporary Criticism
  • It cannot be smoked, drunk or gambled away. Times, Sunday Times
  • The mobs of drunken men are whooping it up upstairs.
  • Around me the room was pleasantly dark, rolling in drunken contentedness.
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