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in·tox·i·cant

 (ĭn-tŏk′sĭ-kənt)
n.
An agent that intoxicates, especially an alcoholic beverage.

in·tox′i·cant adj.

intoxicant

(ɪnˈtɒksɪkənt)
n
anything that causes intoxication
adj
causing intoxication

in•tox•i•cant

(ɪnˈtɒk sɪ kənt)

n.
1. an intoxicating agent, as alcoholic liquor or certain drugs.
adj.
2. intoxicating or exhilarating.
[1860]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intoxicant - a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agentintoxicant - a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent; "alcohol (or drink) ruined him"
drug of abuse, street drug - a drug that is taken for nonmedicinal reasons (usually for mind-altering effects); drug abuse can lead to physical and mental damage and (with some substances) dependence and addiction
beverage, drinkable, potable, drink - any liquid suitable for drinking; "may I take your beverage order?"
proof spirit - a mixture containing half alcohol by volume at 60 degrees Fahrenheit
home brew, homebrew - an alcoholic beverage (especially beer) made at home
hooch, hootch - an illicitly distilled (and usually inferior) alcoholic liquor
kava, kavakava - an alcoholic drink made from the aromatic roots of the kava shrub
aperitif - alcoholic beverage taken before a meal as an appetizer
brew, brewage - drink made by steeping and boiling and fermenting rather than distilling
rice beer, sake, saki - Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot
nipa - made from sap of the Australasian nipa palm
vino, wine - fermented juice (of grapes especially)
booze, hard drink, hard liquor, John Barleycorn, liquor, spirits, strong drink - an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
neutral spirits, ethyl alcohol - nonflavored alcohol of 95 percent or 190 proof used for blending with straight whiskies and in making gin and liqueurs
pulque - fermented Mexican drink from juice of various agave plants especially the maguey
cordial, liqueur - strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal
mixed drink - made of two or more ingredients
hard cider - alcoholic drink from fermented cider; `cider' and `cyder' are European (especially British) usages for the fermented beverage
perry - a fermented and often effervescent beverage made from juice of pears; similar in taste to hard cider
rotgut - any alcoholic beverage of inferior quality
slug - an amount of an alcoholic drink (usually liquor) that is poured or gulped; "he took a slug of hard liquor"
koumiss, kumis - an alcoholic beverage made from fermented mare's milk; made originally by nomads of central Asia
2.intoxicant - a drug that can produce a state of intoxication
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
Adj.1.intoxicant - causing
alcoholic - characteristic of or containing alcohol; "alcoholic drinks"
Translations

intoxicant

[ɪnˈtɒksɪkənt]
A. ADJembriagador
B. N (= drink) → bebida f alcohólica; (= drug) → estupefaciente m

intoxicant

nRauschmittel nt

intoxicant

[ɪnˈtɒksɪkənt] n (frm) → bevanda alcolica
References in classic literature ?
More potent intoxicants these than any that need licenses for their purveyance, responsible-- see the poets--for no end of human foolishness.
The waiter glanced in with the disgusted look of the man who serves intoxicants for the man who takes too much of them.
Angelo less cordially, since he disliked crowds, and did not drink the powerful intoxicants of America.
The fever of the game flamed in her cheeks and eves, and it got into her blood and into her brain like an intoxicant.
Professor Erlin prided himself on his skill in preparing this mild intoxicant, and after supper the large bowl of hock and soda, with scented herbs floating in it and wild strawberries, was placed with solemnity on the round table in the drawing-room.
HAFIZABAD -- A young woman in Khuttay Shah village was stabbed to death by her brother as she refused to pay him some money for intoxicants.
SPRINGFIELD - A Eugene couple, driving separate cars and both under the influence of intoxicants, were involved in a serious crash Thursday night on Highway 126 east of Interstate 5, according to Springfield police.
He also took notice of news reports regarding illegal intoxicants being peddled in Karachi's central and eastern districts and directed Director General Excise and Taxation and Anti-narcotics to monitor the performance of officers in the two districts during the last six months.
Tenders are invited for Agency for setting up of the chemical laboratory for testing chemical composition of intoxicants.
On Eid's second day he visited Multan and finding the right moment, he gave her intoxicants and strangled her, he confessed.
Famous with the locals for their incredible edibles & intoxicants along with fun filled hospitality this well established THEME RESTAURANT/DANCE BAR is located on a main artery, seats 225, and features entertainment 7 days a week.
While recognising the problems of addiction, Clack presents the use of various intoxicants as an almost universal human phenomenon.