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Another word for drunk

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Another word for drunk

Synonym Study

  • There are many euphemistic and slang terms in English expressing varying degrees of drunkenness: e.g., tipsy (slight), tight (moderate, but without great loss of muscular coordination), ?blind drunk (great), blotto (to the point of unconsciousness)
  • The Latinate-terms intoxicated and inebriated are somewhat more formal and are often used to connote less offensive degrees of drunkenness
  • Drunk en, usually used attributively, is equivalent to drunk but sometimes implies habitual, intemperate drinking of liquor a drunken bum
  • Drunk is the simple, direct word, usually used in the predicate, for one who is overcome by alcoholic liquor he is drunk