Boozing



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

Great Weekend Reads May 28, 2011
Pete Dexter’s Indelible Portrait of Author Norman Maclean Pete Dexter March 22, 2014
Al-Fayed’s Innocent Victims Martyn Gregory May 9, 2010
Anna Kendrick on ‘Pitch Perfect 2,’ Drunken Horror Stories, and Singin’ Pharrell Marlow Stern July 23, 2014

Historical Examples

The Letters of Ambrose Bierce Ambrose Bierce
The Opal Serpent Fergus Hume
Nor Iron Bars a Cage…. Gordon Randall Garrett
The Brighton Boys in the Trenches James R. Driscoll
The Night-Born Jack London
Mrs. Caudle’s Curtain Lectures Anonymous

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

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