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n. pl. al·kies Slang
An alcoholic.

[Shortening and alteration of alcoholic + -y.]
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(ˈælkɪ) or


n, pl -kies
slang a heavy drinker or alcoholic
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(ˈæl ki)

n., pl. -kies. Slang.
1. an alcoholic.
2. alcohol.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.alky - a person who drinks alcohol to excess habituallyalky - a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
drunk, drunkard, inebriate, rummy, sot, wino - a chronic drinker
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References in classic literature ?
If you want to be funny, you can say Alky Hall, as the others do."
The influence of the length of the alkyl chain can be observed for the poly substituted imidazolium-based ionic liquids with long alky chain ([[C.sub.7]mim][[Tf.sub.2]N] and [[C.sub.10]mmim][[Tf.sub.2]N]).
Attendance: 20,278 Referee: Kevin Friend (Leics) | ALKY MACKAY'S men became history boys last night as Cardiff City climbed to the top of the Championship clutching a new record.
When these accumulation products are in the process of erosion and immersion by rainwater, the harmful trace elements, various phenols, PAHs and alky homologue are dissolved.
"The digital platform is meant to complement the magazine and benefit our passengers with additional interactive content," Alky Cheung, publishing director, ACP Magazines Asia told Campaign Asia-Pacific.
So, identify one alky a week and you'll get a nice cash gift.
These results further emphasize that a perfluo-rinated alky I chain and iodine substitution are important structural features for the estrogenic effects of PFIs.
Inhibors of mammalian melanocytes tyrosinase: in vitro comparison of alky I esters of gentisic acid with other putative inhibitors.
Smith said."And, although most companies focused on rosin as a major cost factor, alky phenol costs rapidly advanced to high levels.
This surprising miscibility can even be observed in three-component blends, where the resorcinol-based polyesters and polyester carbonates and polyimides are further combined with alky aryl polyesters such as polyethylene terephthalate.
Boasting a smell like an alky's carpet, you had to first negotiate the fast flowing river of urine before eventually doing your business while playing dodge the loose-bowelled Paisley pigeons roosting on the beams above you.
The dead man lived upstairs in Meyer's run-down apartment building, and no one seems to care whether the down-on-his-luck alky was murdered or not, including the police.