What does Drinking mean?

Definitions for Drinkingˈdrɪŋ kɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Drinking.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drinking, imbibing, imbibition(noun)

    the act of consuming liquids

  2. drink, drinking, boozing, drunkenness, crapulence(noun)

    the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess

    "drink was his downfall"

Wiktionary

  1. drinking(Noun)

    An act or session by which drink is consumed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Drinking

    of Drink

  2. Drinking(noun)

    the act of one who drinks; the act of imbibing

  3. Drinking(noun)

    the practice of partaking to excess of intoxicating liquors

  4. Drinking(noun)

    an entertainment with liquors; a carousal

Freebase

  1. Drinking

    Drinking is the act of ingesting water or other drinks through the mouth. Water is required for many of life’s physiological processes. Both excessive and inadequate water intake are associated with health problems.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Drinking

    The consumption of liquids.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Drinking' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4718

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Drinking' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3050

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Drinking' in Nouns Frequency: #2312

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Drinking in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Drinking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tom Greenfield:

    Never binge drinking and drinking small amounts when drinking – with meals – is a good rule of thumb.

  2. Robert Benchley:

    Drinking makes such fools of people, and people are such fools to begin with, that it's compounding a felony.

  3. Oscar Levant:

    When you give up drinking, you have to deal with that wonderful personality that started you drinking in the first place.

  4. Dave Barry:

    Electricity is actually made up of extremely tiny particles called electrons, that you cannot see with the naked eye unless you have been drinking.

  5. Abraham Lincoln:

    Find out what whiskey he drinks and send all of my generals a case, if it will get the same results. - in reply to comments about General Grant's drinking problems

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