guzzler


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guz·zle

 (gŭz′əl)
v. guz·zled, guz·zling, guz·zles
v.tr.
1. To drink greedily or habitually: guzzle beer.
2. To consume to excess: a car that guzzles gas.
v.intr.
To drink, especially alcoholic beverages, greedily or habitually.

[Origin unknown.]

guz′zler n.

guzzler

(ˈɡʌzlə)
n
1. a person or thing that guzzles
2. (in combination): a gas-guzzler.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.guzzler - someone who drinks heavily (especially alcoholic beverages); "he's a beer guzzler every night"
imbiber, juicer, toper, drinker - a person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
2.guzzler - a drinker who swallows large amounts greedily
drinker - a person who drinks liquids
Translations

guzzler

[ˈgʌzləʳ] Ntragon/ona m/f, comilón/ona m/f
see also gas D

guzzler

n (inf: = eater) → Fresser(in) m(f) (inf pej); (= drinker)Säufer(in) m(f) (inf pej)
References in classic literature ?
The one white man on Oolong was McAllister, petty trader and unintermittent guzzler; and he ruled Oolong and its six thousand savages with an iron hand.
It brings a blush into my face to reckon up, in my own mind, what mountains of meat and pudding, and what gallons of wine, these two and twenty guzzlers and gormandizers ate and drank.
It's a petrol guzzler - but that is a small price to pay for having such a wonderful machine.
Or, better still, get rid of your gas guzzler for a smaller car that requires little road tax.
CHOC guzzler James Boyd had viewers in hysterics last night as he tried to break the world record for binge eating Ferrero Rocher.
York Brewery's Guzzler (3.6% ABV) was a gold medal winner in the bitter category of the North Beer Competition held last weekend by the Society of Independent Brewers.
"But if you drive a gas guzzler doing lots of private miles you're still better off if private fuel's paid for by your employer, something most forget when they moan about filling the Treasury's coffers."
GREEN protestors were arrested after a demo at a gas guzzler garage.
Complementing the award-winning Jeep Cherokee 4x4 range, Voyager MPV and value-for-money Neon saloons, the PT Cruiser is no petrol guzzler.
Your filter, too, is a big energy guzzler. As a general rule, it need only run long enough to turn over the water once a day (three to six hours should do it).
I DON'T drive, although my wife has a big gas guzzler. We like to annoy the ecologists with our combined carbon footprint.
I drive a gas guzzler, which has been converted to run on Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG).