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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.
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drinker

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

(ˈdrɪŋ kər)

n.
1. one that drinks.
2. a person who drinks alcohol habitually or to excess.
[before 950]
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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
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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.
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Translations

drinker

[ˈdrɪŋkəʳ] Nbebedor(a) m/f
he was a heavy drinkerera un bebedor empedernido
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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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

drinker

nTrinker(in) m(f); he’s a heavy drinkerer ist ein starker Trinker
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

drinker

[ˈdrɪŋkəʳ] nbevitore/trice
a heavy drinker → un forte bevitore
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

drinker

a. bebedor, tomador.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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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.