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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drunkard, drunk, rummy, sot, inebriate, winonoun

    a chronic drinker

  2. drunkadjective

    someone who is intoxicated

  3. intoxicated, drunk, inebriatedadjective

    stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol)

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

  4. intoxicated, drunkadjective

    as if under the influence of alcohol

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


  1. drunknoun

    A habitual drinker, especially one who is frequently intoxicated.

  2. drunknoun

    A drinking-bout; a period of drunkenness.

  3. drunknoun

    A drunken state.

  4. drunkadjective

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

  5. drunkadjective

    (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. Drunkadjective

    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. Drunkadjective

    drenched or saturated with moisture or liquid

  5. Drunknoun

    a drunken condition; a spree

  6. Etymology: [OE. dronke, drunke, dronken, drunken, AS. druncen. Orig. the same as drunken, p. p. of drink. See Drink.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Drunk

    drungk, pa.p. of Drink.—p.adj. intoxicated: saturated.—n. a drunken bout: a drunk person.—n. Drunk′ard, one who frequently drinks to excess: a habitual drinker.—p.adj. Drunk′en, given to excessive drinking: worthless, besotted: resulting from intoxication.—adv. Drunk′enly.—n. Drunk′enness, excessive drinking: habitual intemperance.

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of drunk in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of drunk in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of drunk in a Sentence

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Knowledge is the only water which makes one thirsty when it is drunk.

  2. Sir Winston Churchill:

    Statistics are like a drunk with a lampost: used more for support than illumination.

  3. Catawba County Sheriff Roy Reid:

    They thought he was drunk and said, ‘let’s just call the law and let them deal with it,’.

  4. Sarah Matthews:

    She proceeded to tell me that Abby Broyles had been at the house and was very drunk and calling them all mfer’s, f’er this f’er that, [Broyles] called somebody acne f’er, somebody Hispanic f’er, called my daughter judgey f’er for not wanting to sleep with a blanket that she cleaned up wine with.

  5. Joyce Brothers:

    Credit buying is much like being drunk. The buzz happens immediately, and it gives you a lift. The hangover comes the day after.

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