Synonyms for booze
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BOOZE
If health is a desideratum, one way to attain a lot of it is to cut out the booze.
The glasses were filled up again as fast as they were emptied, the booze increased.
At eight o'clock that day, he was still lively from the booze of the day before.
A man could fight on booze, he said, but it was a mighty poor foundation for business.
Keep them out of the house and away from the women, and let them have their booze down in the grove.
The old boy was sober by then, and crazy for a shot of booze.
It's the genial dispenser of booze here beside me she's afraid of.
You see, I knew what he didn't know I knew—about his fight with the booze.
Apparently he has been on the jag all the week, and to-day's booze finished him off.
But if you could get booze, you'd make this camp a hell on earth right now.
by 1821, perhaps 1714; probably originally as a verb, "to drink a lot" (1768), variant of Middle English bouse (c.1300), from Middle Dutch busen "to drink heavily," related to Middle High German bus (intransitive) "to swell, inflate," of unknown origin. The noun reinforced by name of Philadelphia distiller E.G. Booze. Johnson's dictionary has rambooze "A drink made of wine, ale, eggs and sugar in winter time; or of wine, milk, sugar and rose-water in the summer time." In New Zealand from c.World War II, a drinking binge was a boozeroo.