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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. being in a temporary state in which one's physical and mental faculties are impaired by an excess of alcoholic drink; intoxicated.

  2. overcome or dominated by a strong feeling or emotion:

    drunk with passion.

  3. pertaining to or caused by intoxication.

  4. (n.)an intoxicated person.

    Ref: drunkard.

  5. a period of drinking alcohol heavily:

    a week-long drunk.

  6. Ref: pp. and nonstandard pt. of drink.

* Usage: Both drunk and drunken are used as modifiers before nouns naming persons: a drunk customer; a drunken merrymaker. Only drunk occurs after a linking verb: The actor was drunk with success.drunken is almost always the form used with nouns that do not name persons: drunken arrogance; a drunken brawl. See also drink.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drunkard, drunk, rummy, sot, inebriate, wino(noun)

    a chronic drinker

  2. drunk(adj)

    someone who is intoxicated

  3. intoxicated, drunk, inebriated(adj)

    stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol)

    "a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors"; "helplessly inebriated"

  4. intoxicated, drunk(adj)

    as if under the influence of alcohol

    "felt intoxicated by her success"; "drunk with excitement"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. drunk(adjective)ʌŋk

    ≠ sober

    She was drunk when she said that.; college students getting drunk

  2. drunk(noun)ʌŋk

    sb who is often drunk

  3. drunkʌŋk

    the past participle of "drink"


  1. drunk(Noun)

    A habitual drinker, especially one who is frequently intoxicated.

  2. drunk(Noun)

    A drinking-bout; a period of drunkenness.

  3. drunk(Noun)

    A drunken state.

  4. drunk(Adjective)

    In a state of intoxication caused by the consumption of excessive alcohol, usually by drinking alcoholic beverages.

  5. drunk(Adjective)

    (usually followed by with or on) Elated or emboldened.

    Drunk with power he immediately ordered a management reshuffle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Drunk

    of Drink

  2. Drunk

    of Drink

  3. Drunk(adj)

    intoxicated with, or as with, strong drink; inebriated; drunken; -- never used attributively, but always predicatively; as, the man is drunk (not, a drunk man)

  4. Drunk(adj)

    drenched or saturated with moisture or liquid

  5. Drunk(noun)

    a drunken condition; a spree

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Drunk' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3586

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Drunk' in Adjectives Frequency: #728

Translations for Drunk

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


overcome by having too much alcohol

A drunk man fell off the bus; drunk with success.

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