hard-drinking

Related to hard-drinking: Heavy drinking

hard-drinking

adj
tending to drink excessive amounts of alcohol
Translations

hard-drinking

[ˈhɑːdˈdrɪŋkɪŋ] ADJbebedor
References in classic literature ?
There was no stint of generous wine, for it was a hard-drinking period, a time of loyal toasts, and bacchanalian songs, and brimming bumpers.
When pitted against the hard-drinking Christians the absemious Mahometans go down like grass before the scythe.
The hard-drinking and smoking darts legend Jocky Wilson might not have seemed like the kind of person to rely on in a life-threatening situation, but, when faced with one, he did the right thing.
What an idiot!" Broadcaster Adrian Chiles recalls his hard-drinking days
JACK TAYLOR: BLOOD CROSS Channel 5, 9.00pm Iain Glen stars as Galway-based PI Taylor, a former Garda who has become a hard-drinking gumshoe after being fired.
For the uninitiated, it focuses on the cases of Galway-based PI Taylor, a former Garda officer and old-school detective who has become a hard-drinking gumshoe after being fired from the force.
RAISED BY WOLVES (C4, 10pm) FAG-SMOKING, hard-drinking, single mum-of-six Della (Rebekah Staton) is one of the best characters on TV.
At the Vatican, hard-drinking, swearing priest (Rob Lowe) is interviewing an assistant when the bad news breaks.
(2001/15) 16 Blocks Channel 5, 11pm Mosely (Bruce Willis) is a hard-drinking cop charged with escorting a valuable witness to a safe house.
As her hormones rage, Johanna's pre-occupied with losing her virginity and soon reinvents herself as would-be hard-drinking, eyeliner-heavy music journalist Dolly Wilde, who goes for shock tactics to fit in with the male editorial team on the music paper, with hilarious consequences.
Like Burton and O'Toole, he was a hard-drinking, women-chasing brawler who frequently made headlines with his escapades, which he took pains to note, "If I win an award for something I do, the London papers describe me as 'the British actor, Richard Harris.' If I am found drunk in a public place, they always refer to me as 'the Irish actor, Richard Harris.'"
Tokyo, Dec 30 ( ANI ): A new drug to treat alcoholism has enhanced the chances of hard-drinking Japanese addicts quitting alcohol, it has been revealed.