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booze

 (bo͞oz) Slang
n.
1.
a. Hard liquor.
b. An alcoholic beverage.
2. A drinking spree.
intr.v. boozed, booz·ing, booz·es
To drink alcoholic beverages excessively or chronically.

[Alteration of obsolete bouse, from Middle English bousen, to drink to excess, from Middle Dutch būsen.]

booz′er n.
booz′i·ly adv.
booz′y adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boozing - the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excessboozing - the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess; "drink was his downfall"
intemperateness, intemperance - consumption of alcoholic drinks
drinking bout - a long period of drinking
Translations
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References in classic literature ?
He's taken to quiet boozing, and, Bobby, when the butt of a room goes on the drink, or takes to moping by himself, measures are necessary to pull him out of himself.
Chinese and Japanese shops and dens abounded, all confusedly intermingled with low white resorts and boozing dens.
Boozing can also affect zinc and iron levels, which are required to feed healthy hair.
What is needed is a massive change in attitude towards drink, so that heavy boozing is no longer viewed as normal and routine but something damaging and odd.
So many television adverts are for booze and then in the soaps, in almost every scene they are boozing in the local or at home.
DRINKERS are boozing themselves to death, with Birmingham and the West Midlands one of the worst areas of the country.
Many women were saving up all their units for the weekend and, even if you limit your boozing to 14 units a week, you can seriously damage your bod if you're drinking them all in one go.
PRESIDENT George W Bush's teenage daughter has been cautioned by police after they caught her boozing.