alkie


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alkie

alky [ˈælkɪ] N ABBR =alcoholicborrachín/ina m/f
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alkie

, (US) alky
n (inf)Alki m (sl), → Säufer(in) m(f) (inf)
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It was more numbing out than having a good time - just your typical runof-the-mill alkie who figured it out and got sober."
He himself was the son of a US State Department employee stationed overseas, a well-to-do suburban American boy who was "saved" from the penitentiary, as he put it, by "the Beatnik category." He went to college, published a book of poetry by the age of nineteen (The Man Among the Seals), went to graduate school and got an MFA, but was also an alkie drifter and heroin addict: a "real" writer, in other words (who, like any really real writer, can't be pigeonholed by one coherent myth, or by trite ideas about the school of life).
The security forces carried out a raid at a house in Matni and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition including 4000 Kg improvised explosive material, 12 hand grenades, 42 detonators, 40 lights, 2 presure cookers, walkie alkie set, 5 RP shells, 25 remote controls, 5 cell phones, 1000 meter length wire and security Forces uniform.
"Okie dokie, alkie, keep it lowkey like Thor lil bro / Or he'll go blow the loudy, saudy of sour Saudi"
'Alkie,' 'Frat Brother,' and 'Jock': Perceived types of college students and stereotypes about drinking.
And yes, the non-famous person is looked on as an alkie or junkie.
The album entitled LISBON (Live In Session, Bill's Old Nocturnes), is headed up by Bill Campbell (formerly of bands Bo Weevills, The Eggy, Coconut Mat), featuring Dave Willetts and Maurice Redhead, Kevin Dempsey (Bo Weevills, Dando Shaft, Whippersnapper, Et Al), Bill Bates (The Mood, The Eggy, Vehicle), Martin Barter (Coconut Mat, Area 51, Shkayla), Russ Aldridge(Ray White Band), Gordon Stansfield (Gazelles, Bo Weevill's, Alkie, Cool Dudes), Jim Wallace (The Zodiacs),Clive Ryder(Salmontails, Newbold, Clive & Matt Ryder), Matt Ryder (Dirtbox,Clive & Matt Ryder) and Mick Barwell (session folk musician).
Pages of anarchy tooled into lines that mimic the heartbeat pumping the nation: the sound and smell of a priest caught farting, hearing confession from an alkie barman and over the radio, racing voices, the saw-tooth judges who ruled the Fifties.
Mitchell, our old department head, the one who had "worked himself to death," according to that old alkie, Rodrigo.
Staff described her as a "typical alkie or druggie" and when referring to her Kurdish boyfriend said - "Who else is going to have her?"
She's a typical druggie or alkie because she's dead skinny"
Artistically inclined teenager Petr (Tomas Vorel Jr., helmer's son) channels the frustrations of being raised by an alkie single Morn (Zuzana Bydzovska) into complex urban graffiti projects.