drunkenly


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drunk·en

 (drŭng′kən)
adj.
1. Delirious with or as if with strong drink; intoxicated.
2. Habitually drunk.
3. Of, involving, or occurring during intoxication: a drunken brawl. See Usage Note at drunk.
4. Cooked with wine or another alcoholic beverage: drunken mushrooms.

drunk′en·ly adv.
drunk′en·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.drunkenly - showing effects of much strong drink; "He sang drunkenly"
Translations

drunkenly

[ˈdrʌŋkənlɪ] ADV [walk] → tambaleándose (borracho), haciendo eses; [speak, say, sing] → con voz de borracho
the two men were arguing drunkenlylos dos hombres discutían borrachos
he staggered drunkenly out of the pubsalió del bar tambaleándose borracho or haciendo eses

drunkenly

advbetrunken; behavewie ein Betrunkener/eine Betrunkene
References in classic literature ?
With an effort I started toward the opening of the cave only to reel drunkenly against a side wall, and from there slip prone upon the floor.
The dishevelled "heel-tapper" danced drunkenly down wind, and all eyes followed her.
His hat lurched drunkenly as he answered the girl's increase of speed.
Carthoris felt his craft reel drunkenly beneath him, and the engine stopped.
The man only laughed drunkenly, and, reaching out his hand, grabbed her arm and dragged her toward him.
I saw his wild endeavors to regain his equilibrium; I saw him reel drunkenly for an instant upon the brink of eternity and then, with a loud scream, slip into the sea.
and ran, weak and reeling drunkenly, along the broad trail made by the giant creature and its prey.
Borckman drunkenly recognized the cheating without crediting the heart of good behind it.
The port shrouds of the foremast carried away at the chain-plates, and the fore-topmast leaned over drunkenly to starboard.
He looked and saw the Mormon church careering drunkenly a hundred feet away.
At the shot, of the two shadow-wanderers, the one reeled downward to the dark and the other reeled upward to the light, swaying drunkenly on his scurvy-ravaged legs, shivering with nervousness and cold, rubbing swimming eyes with shaking fingers, and staring at the real world all about him that had returned to him with such sickening suddenness.
The deserted boat was in the trough of the sea, rolling drunkenly across each comber, its loose spritsail out at right angles to it and fluttering and flapping in the wind.