What does drunk mean?

Definitions for drunk
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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"

Wiktionary

  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.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Drunkadjective

    Etymology: from drink.

    This was the morn when issuing on the guard,
    Drawn up in rank and file, they stood prepar’d
    Of seeming arms to make a short assay;
    Then hasten to be drunk, the business of the day. Dryden.

    We generally conclude that man drunk, who takes pains to be thought sober. Spectator, №. 577.

    I will make mine arrows drunk with blood. Deut. xxix. 6.

Wikipedia

  1. drunk

    Alcohol intoxication, also known as alcohol poisoning, commonly described as drunkenness or inebriation, is the negative behavior and physical effects caused by a recent consumption of alcohol. In addition to the toxicity of ethanol, the main psychoactive component of alcoholic beverages, other physiological symptoms may arise from the activity of acetaldehyde, a metabolite of alcohol. These effects may not arise until hours after ingestion and may contribute to the condition colloquially known as a hangover. Symptoms of intoxication at lower doses may include mild sedation and poor coordination. At higher doses, there may be slurred speech, trouble walking, and vomiting. Extreme doses may result in a respiratory depression, coma, or death. Complications may include seizures, aspiration pneumonia, injuries including suicide, and low blood sugar. Alcohol intoxication can lead to alcohol-related crime with perpetrators more likely to be intoxicated than victims.Alcohol intoxication typically begins after two or more alcoholic drinks. Risk factors include a social situation where heavy drinking is common and a person having an impulsive personality. Diagnosis is usually based on the history of events and physical examination. Verification of events by witnesses may be useful. Legally, alcohol intoxication is often defined as a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of greater than 5.4–17.4 mmol/L (25–80 mg/dL or 0.025–0.080%). This can be measured by blood or breath testing. Alcohol is broken down in the human body at a rate of about 3.3 mmol/L (15 mg/dL) per hour, depending on an individual's metabolic rate (metabolism).Management of alcohol intoxication involves supportive care. Typically this includes putting the person in the recovery position, keeping the person warm, and making sure breathing is sufficient. Gastric lavage and activated charcoal have not been found to be useful. Repeated assessments may be required to rule out other potential causes of a person's symptoms.Acute intoxication has been documented throughout history, and alcohol remains one of the world's most widespread recreational drugs. Some religions consider alcohol intoxication to be a sin.

ChatGPT

  1. drunk

    Drunk is a condition where a person's mental and physical faculties are impaired due to the consumption of alcohol or intoxicating substances. It often involves a feeling of euphoria, altered judgment, diminished coordination, and reduced inhibitions.

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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Numerology

  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. Linda Cope:

    One of the drunk kids pulled a veteran American flag out of the ground and [we] made the boy put it back. This all happened Friday afternoon, through the night, into the late morning.

  2. Chief Superintendent Ian Wylie:

    We got the call just after 23:00 (BST) and we were there within 10 minutes but all the stages were set up and all the music was already going with many, many people at the site, it became impossible for us to do anything... because of the safety of those partygoers, many of whom were drunk, many of whom were on drugs, and the safety of the officers attending.

  3. Franklin County Sheriffs Office SWAT:

    While investigating this fatal traffic crash it was very clear to investigators that Mr. Ellis is one of the worst habitual repeat offenders of drunk driving we have seen, he has no regard for human life.

  4. Teri Shields:

    My mother would get drunk and say: ‘Why don’t you move your fat ass?’ So, I’ve always believed I had a fat ass.

  5. Van Dyke:

    Well, I would not have smoked or drunk anything, i think that set me back. There are times that I feel like apologizing to my body for the way I treated it… I have arthritis and all those things, but I keep moving… I didn’t discover dancing and singing until I was in my 30s. It just happened out of nowhere. I regret that I didn’t train a little or take some vocal coaching or something. But I just enjoyed what I had and had fun with it. If I had to go back, I’d train.

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