quality or strength.
the strength of an alcoholic liquor
- Alcoholics anonymous
an organization of alcoholics whose purpose is to stay sober and help others recover from the disease of alcoholism. Abbreviation: AA, A.A. Contemporary Examples That year, Lohan started attending Alcoholics Anonymous meetings and, in early 2007, checked herself into rehab for 30 days. Lindsay Lohan’s Path to Playboy Marlow Stern December 13, 2011 A copy […]
to convert into an . to treat or saturate with an . to place under the influence of beverages; make drunk; besot. verb (transitive) to turn into alcoholic drink, as by fermenting or mixing with alcohol
a chronic disorder characterized by dependence on , repeated excessive use of beverages, the development of withdrawal symptoms on reducing or ceasing intake, morbidity that may include cirrhosis of the liver, and decreased ability to function socially and vocationally. Contemporary Examples It appears, based on this chart, that alcoholism is a larger problem in the […]
noun one who is addicted to drinking alcoholic beverages; one who advocates the drinking of alcoholic beverages Word Origin Arabic al-kuhul ‘powdered antimony’ Historical Examples By far more frequent than such neutral impulses are the desires, for instance, of the alcoholist. Psychotherapy Hugo Mnsterberg