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Definitions for drunken
ˈdrʌŋ kəndrunk·en

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bibulous, boozy, drunken, sottishadjective

    given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol

    "a bibulous fellow"; "a bibulous evening"; "his boozy drinking companions"; "thick boozy singing"; "a drunken binge"; "two drunken gentlemen holding each other up"; "sottish behavior"

Wiktionary

  1. drunkenadjective

    Drunk, in the state of intoxication after having drunk an alcoholic beverage

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Drunkenadjective

    Etymology: from drink.

    O monstrous beast! how like a swine he lies!
    Sirs, I will practise on this drunken man. William Shakespeare.

    Drunken men imagine every thing turneth round: they imagine also, that things come upon them; they see not well things afar off; those things that they see near hand, they see out of their place; and sometimes they see things double. Francis Bacon.

    Then let the earth be drunken with our blood. William Shakespeare, H. VI.

    When your carters, or your waiting vassals,
    Have done a drunken slaughter, and defac’d
    The precious image of our dear Redeemer,
    You strait are on your knees for pardon, pardon. William Shakespeare, R. III.

    We should for honour take
    The drunken quarrels of a rake. Jonathan Swift.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Drunken

    of Drink

  2. Drunkenverb

    overcome by strong drink; intoxicated by, or as by, spirituous liquor; inebriated

  3. Drunkenverb

    saturated with liquid or moisture; drenched

  4. Drunkenverb

    pertaining to, or proceeding from, intoxication

  5. Etymology: [AS. druncen, prop., that has drunk, p. p. of drincan, taken as active. See Drink, v. i., and cf. Drunk.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of drunken in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of drunken in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of drunken in a Sentence

  1. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Too much truth is the style of a drunken master, intoxicated with the sweet wine of philosophical poetry, a comical third eye, whose power of thought will break stone and ice. Developed dexterity of thought, manipulates the fighting techniques of aphorisms leaving no chance. Loneliness enhances the force of the blow, its depth of thought, piercing consciousness and subconsciousness.

  2. Benjamin Franklin:

    In my youth I travelled much, and I observed in different countries, that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided for themselves, and of course became poorer. And, on the contrary, the less was done for them, the more they did for themselves, and became richer. There is no country in the world where so many provisions are established for them; so many hospitals to receive them when they are sick or lame, founded and maintained by voluntary charities; so many alms-houses for the aged of both sexes, together with a solemn general law made by the rich to subject their estates to a heavy tax for the support of the poor. Under all these obligations, are our poor modest, humble, and thankful; and do they use their best endeavours to maintain themselves, and lighten our shoulders of this burthen? — On the contrary, I affirm that there is no country in the world in which the poor are more idle, dissolute, drunken, and insolent. The day you passed that act, you took away from before their eyes the greatest of all inducements to industry, frugality, and sobriety, by giving them a dependance on somewhat else than a careful accumulation during youth and health, for support in age or sickness. In short, you offered a premium for the encouragement of idleness, and you should not now wonder that it has had its effect in the increase of poverty.

  3. Lucinda Williams:

    Blood spilled out from the hole in your heart Over the strings of your guitar The worn down places in the wood That once made you feel so good Drunken Angel

  4. Don Marquis:

    Between the years of ninety-two and a hundred and two, however, we shall be the ribald, useless, drunken, outcast person we have always wished to be. We shall have a long white beard and long white hair; we shall not walk at all, but recline in a wheel chair and bellow for alcoholic beverages; in the winter we shall sit before the fire with our feet in a bucket of hot water, a decanter of corn whiskey near at hand, and write ribald songs against organized society; strapped to one arm of our chair will be a forty-five calibre revolver, and we shall shoot out the lights when we want to go to sleep, instead of turning them off; when we want air we shall throw a silver candlestick through the front window and be damned to it; we shall address public meetings in a vein of jocund malice. We shall but we dont wish to make any one envious of the good time that is coming to us We look forward to a disreputable, vigorous, unhonoured, and disorderly old age.

  5. Ben Berzin:

    There was a period during these negotiations when he was still spending money like a drunken sailor.

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