What does drinking mean?

Definitions for drinking
ˈdrɪŋ kɪŋdrink·ing

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.

Editors Contribution

  1. drinking

    Verb form of the word drink.

    They were drinking coffee when the neighbour came to the door with a wedding gift.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

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

How to pronounce drinking?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say drinking in sign language?

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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

Examples of drinking in a Sentence

  1. Lona Sandon:

    You're automatically drinking less and hydrating and filling up with water, which is a good thing.

  2. James Wilson:

    The best way to deal with (underage drinking) is to limit their exposure and not try to play with their content. the current language offers the commission a bright line standard to make those determinations.

  3. Denis Viljoen:

    90% of all outcomes from drinking during pregnancy affect the baby's central nervous system, it's a disability that remains throughout life.

  4. James Vivenzio:

    Drinking until you were vomiting, they were shoving alcohol down your throat all the time.

  5. Steve Mowle:

    GPs will always recommend maintaining a healthy lifestyle to all of their patients, regardless of their weight or genetic predisposition, including making sure patients are eating a well-balanced diet, taking regular exercise, drinking alcohol in moderation, not smoking, and getting enough sleep.

Images & Illustrations of drinking

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