Booze



any alcoholic beverage; whiskey.
a drinking bout or spree.
to drink alcohol, especially to excess:
He continued to booze until his health finally gave out.
booze it up, to drink heavily and persistently.
Contemporary Examples

Does the World Have a Drinking Problem? David Sessions February 17, 2011
My Week At An Austrian Fat Camp Owen Matthews October 26, 2013
Confessions of an Ivy League Cleaning Lady Daniella Wexler May 10, 2011
The Prince Turns 90 Tom Sykes June 9, 2011
Can You Prevent a Hangover? Casey Schwartz December 30, 2010

Historical Examples

Clark’s Field Robert Herrick
L’Assommoir Emile Zola
Local Color Irvin S. Cobb
The Duke Of Chimney Butte G. W. Ogden
The Everett massacre Walker C. Smith

noun
alcoholic drink
a drinking bout or party
verb
(usually intransitive) to drink (alcohol), esp in excess
n.

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