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drink·er

 (drĭng′kər)
n.
1. One that drinks.
2. One who drinks alcoholic liquors, especially habitually or excessively: a hard drinker.

drinker

(ˈdrɪŋkə)
n
1. a person who drinks, esp a person who drinks alcohol habitually
2. (Animals) short for drinker moth

drink•er

(ˈdrɪŋ kər)

n.
1. one that drinks.
2. a person who drinks alcohol habitually or to excess.
[before 950]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.drinker - a person who drinks liquidsdrinker - a person who drinks liquids    
consumer - a person who uses goods or services
gulper, guzzler - a drinker who swallows large amounts greedily
quaffer - a person who drinks heartily
sipper - a drinker who sips
sucker - a drinker who sucks (as at a nipple or through a straw)
2.drinker - a person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)drinker - a person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
consumer - a person who uses goods or services
bar fly - a drinker who frequents bars
ale drinker, beer drinker - someone whose favorite drink is beer or ale
drunk - someone who is intoxicated
drunk, drunkard, inebriate, rummy, sot, wino - a chronic drinker
guzzler - someone who drinks heavily (especially alcoholic beverages); "he's a beer guzzler every night"
moderationist - a moderate drinker (as opposed to a total abstainer)
bacchanal, bacchant, drunken reveler, drunken reveller - someone who engages in drinking bouts
social drinker, tippler - someone who drinks liquor repeatedly in small quantities
carouser, wassailer - someone who enjoys riotous drinking
abstinent, nondrinker, abstainer - a person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beverages

drinker

noun alcoholic, drunk, boozer (informal), soak (slang), lush (slang), toper, sponge (informal), guzzler, drunkard, sot, tippler, wino (informal), inebriate, dipsomaniac, bibber I'm not a heavy drinker.
Translations

drinker

[ˈdrɪŋkəʳ] Nbebedor(a) m/f
he was a heavy drinkerera un bebedor empedernido

drinker

[ˈdrɪŋkər] n
[alcohol] → buveur/euse m/f
a heavy drinker → une personne qui boit beaucoup
(= regular consumer) tea drinker → buveur/euse m/f de thé
beer drinker → buveur/euse m/f de bière

drinker

nTrinker(in) m(f); he’s a heavy drinkerer ist ein starker Trinker

drinker

[ˈdrɪŋkəʳ] nbevitore/trice
a heavy drinker → un forte bevitore

drinker

a. bebedor, tomador.
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At Neston he saw the caterpillars of oak eggar and drinker moths, while newly emerged cinnabar moths were on the seawall at Leasowe.