Definition of


  1. (noun, person) a chronic drinker

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Synonyms of Drunkard

drunk, inebriate, rummy, sot, wino

Alternate forms of Drunkard

Derivations: drink

Hyponyms: alcoholic, alky, boozer, dipsomaniac, lush, soaker, souse

Hypernyms: drinker, imbiber, juicer, toper

Origin of the word Drunkard

  1. 1520s, droncarde, but probably older (attested from 1275 as a surname, Druncard), from M.E. dronken, participal adj. from drunk (q.v.) + -ard. more

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Words that sound like Drunkard

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