Complete Definition of "booze"

English
wikipedia

Pronunciation
enPR|bo͞oz, IPA|/buːz/, SAMPA|/bu:z/
:Homophones: boos
:rhymes|uːz

Etymology
ME. bousen (verb) and bouse (noun), and connected with Dutch buizen and German bousen#German|bousen. (Reference: Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, ISBN 0304935700.)

A derivation from U.S. distiller E. C. Booz is false; the term in various forms long pre-dates his entry into the manufacture of booze.

Noun
en-noun|-

  1. slang Any alcoholic beverage.

Synonyms
grog

Derived terms
booze bus
booze cruise
boozer

Translations
trans-top|any alcoholic beverage
Estonian: naps, kärakas, märjuke
German: Schnaps m
trans-mid
Romanian: pileală
Russian: выпивка (výpivka) f, бухло (buχló) n slang
Spanish: chupe (mexico); copa/trago (all slangs)
trans-bottom

See also
piss
plonk

Category:Drinking

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