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"


  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


  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


  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. Phil Crofts:

    We are still drinking the Kool-Aid.

  2. Jay Keasling:

    Ethanol is for drinking, not driving

  3. Rosalind Breslow:

    Overall, more older people are drinking.

  4. Oscar Wilde:

    Work is the curse of the drinking class.

  5. Cedric Richmond:

    It's like drinking through a fire hydrant.

Images & Illustrations of Drinking

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