social drinker


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social drinker

n.
A person who drinks alcoholic beverages in moderation, chiefly when socializing.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.social drinker - someone who drinks liquor repeatedly in small quantities
imbiber, juicer, toper, drinker - a person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
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social drinker

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The researchers' hypothesized high-risk drinkers would assess the messages less favorably than the abstainers or social drinkers, while females would rate the messages more positively than males.
Individuals with detectable blood ethanol at the time of autopsy were readily differentiated from the chronic alcoholics and the social drinkers by the total amount of FAEEs in the liver; and ethyl arachidonate (>200 pmol/g) in the liver and the adipose was also able to effectively identify those individuals with a detectable blood ethanol at the time of autopsy.
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If that view is correct, it will be difficult to differentiate between the job performance of the social drinker and that of the early-stage alcoholic.
Mr Carr said: "Prior to the breakdown of the marriage he was a social drinker but he concedes that he then tried to drown his sorrows and was partaking in far too much alcohol.
Allen replied: "I never used to drink at home in the early days, I was a social drinker.
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Mr Constantine said Dray had eight GCSEs and qualifications in painting and decorating, had dabbled in cannabis but went no further and was only an occasional social drinker.
I'm a social drinker but I'm not a great one for downing dozens of glasses of something.
As a social drinker Mr Homer welcomed a freeze on alcohol duty, not that it would make a great deal of difference.