Complete Definition of "drunk"

English

Pronunciation
AHD|drÅ­ngk
IPA|/drʌŋk/
SAMPA|/drVNk/
audio|en-us-drunk.ogg|Audio (US)
rhymes|ʌŋk

Adjective
en-adj|er

  1. In a state of intoxication after drinking alcoholic beverages.
  2. (usually followed by with or on) elated or emboldened

#: Drunk with power he immediately ordered a management reshuffle.

Synonyms

blitzed
drunken (Attributive only [preceding noun])
ebrious
hammered
pissed
tipsy
wasted

Related terms
drunkard
drunk as a skunk
drunk driver
drunk driving
drunken
drunkenness
punch drunk
drunk tank

Translations
trans-top|intoxicated after drinking alcohol
Belarusian: п'яны|п’яны (pjány)
Czech: opilý m
Danish: Fuld
Dutch: dronken, zat, bezopen
Esperanto: ebria
Filipino: lasing
Finnish: humalainen, juopunut, humalassa, kännissä (colloquial), jurrissa (colloquial)
French: ivre, saoul
German: betrunken
Indonesian: mabuk
Italian: ubriaco m, ubriaca f, avvinazzato m, avvinazzata f, ebbro m, ebbra f, sborniato m, sborniata f
trans-mid
Japanese: 酔っ払い (よっぱらい, yopparai), 酔っ払う (よっぱらう, yopparau), 酔い (よい, yoi), 酔う (よう, you)
Kuna: mummu
Latin: ebrius m, ebria f, ebrium n
Lojban: xalbebna
Polish: pijany m, pijana f
Portuguese: bêbado m, bêbada f
Romanian: beat, băut
Russian: пьяный
Spanish: borracho m, borracha f, ebrio m, ebria f
Swedish: drucken, full, berusad, packad (colloquial), dragen (familiar)
trans-bottom

trans-top|elated by emotion
trans-mid
Romanian: beat de ...
Russian: опьянённый
trans-bottom

Noun
en-noun

  1. A habitual drinker, especially one who is frequently intoxicated.
  2. A drinking-bout; a period of drunkenness.

#*1858, "A Scarcity of Jurors—Cangemi's Third Trial," New York Times, 8 Jun., p. 4.
#*:Gen. G. had been on a long drunk from July last until Christmas.

  1. A drunken state.

#*2006, Patrick McCabe?, Winterwood, Bloomsbury 2007, p. 10,
#*:Here – help yourself to another drop there, Redmond! By the time we've got a good drunk on us there'll be more crack in this valley than the night I pissed on the electric fence!

Synonyms
(habitual drinker) alcoholic, drunkard, pisshead, sot.

Translations
trans-top|drinker
Finnish: juoppo
French: ivrogne
German: Trinker m
Hebrew: שיכור (shikor)
Irish: meisceoir
trans-mid
Polish: pijak m, pijaczka f
Romanian: beţiv m, beţivă f, beţivan m, beţivană f
Russian: пьяница m|f
Slovak: opilec#Slovak|opilec m, pijan#Slovak|pijan m
Spanish: borracho m
Swedish: fyllo n
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Verb
drunk

  1. past participle of|drink

Category:English irregular past participles

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