drunk


drunk
adj.
VERBS
be, feel, look, sound

I was beginning to feel very drunk.

get

Harry went out and got drunk last night.

get sb, make sb

Andrew decided to try and get Sharon drunk.

The wine had made him drunk.

ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
blind, completely, roaring

He came home blind drunk, as usual.

almost (often figurative)

She was almost drunk with all these new impressions.

half

He was still half drunk.

a little, slightly, etc.
PREPOSITION
with (figurative)

drunk with fatigue

PHRASES
drunk driver, drunk driving (both esp. AmE)

She was arrested for drunk driving.

Drunk is used with these nouns: ↑driver, ↑driving

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • drunk — drunk, drunken, intoxicated, inebriated, tipsy, tight are comparable when they mean being conspicuously under the influence of intoxicating liquor. Drunk and drunken are the plainspoken, direct, and inclusive terms {drunk as a fiddler} {drunk as… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • drunk — drunk·ard; drunk·en·ly; drunk·en·ness; drunk·ery; drunk·om·e·ter; un·drunk; drunk; drunk·en; …   English syllables

  • drunk´en|ly — drunk|en «DRUHNG kuhn», adjective, verb. –adj. 1. overcome by alcoholic liquor; drunk: »The noisy, drunken man was arrested by the police. SYNONYM(S): intoxicated. 2. caused by being drunk: »a drunken act, drunken words. 3. often drinking too… …   Useful english dictionary

  • drunk|en — «DRUHNG kuhn», adjective, verb. –adj. 1. overcome by alcoholic liquor; drunk: »The noisy, drunken man was arrested by the police. SYNONYM(S): intoxicated. 2. caused by being drunk: »a drunken act, drunken words. 3. often drinking too much… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Drunk — Drunk, a. [OE. dronke, drunke, dronken, drunken, AS. druncen. Orig. the same as drunken, p. p. of drink. See {Drink}.] 1. Intoxicated with, or as with, strong drink; inebriated; drunken; never used attributively, but always predicatively; as, the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • drunk — drunk, drunken In general drunk is used predicatively (after a verb: He arrived drunk) and drunken is used attributively (before a noun: We have a drunken landlord). There is sometimes a slight difference in meaning, drunk referring to a… …   Modern English usage

  • drunk — [druŋk] vt., vi. [ME dronke < dronken, DRUNKEN] pp. & archaic pt. of DRINK adj. 1. overcome by alcoholic liquor to the point of losing control over one s faculties; intoxicated 2. overcome by any powerful emotion [drunk with joy] 3. Informal …   English World dictionary

  • drunk — past part of DRINK drunk drəŋk adj 1) having the faculties impaired by alcohol 2) of, relating to, or caused by intoxication: DRUNKEN <convicted of drunk driving (Time)> drunk n …   Medical dictionary

  • drunk — pp. of DRINK (Cf. drink), used as an adj. from mid 14c. in sense intoxicared. In various expressions, e.g. drunk as a lord (1891); Chaucer has dronke ... as a Mous (c.1386); and, from 1709, as Drunk as a Wheelbarrow. Medieval folklore… …   Etymology dictionary

  • drunk — past part. of DRINK(Cf. ↑drinkable). ► ADJECTIVE ▪ affected by alcohol to the extent of losing control of one s faculties or behaviour. ► NOUN ▪ a person who is drunk or who habitually drinks to excess. ● drunk and disorderly Cf. ↑drunk and… …   English terms dictionary

  • Drunk — Drunk, n. A drunken condition; a spree. [Slang] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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