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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BOOZY

No sense in argy'in' with a gun an' a boozy bluffer at the other end of it.

He wouldn't for the world do anything to shock you, would He, Boozy dear?

He got to his feet and rolled about the room, like a boozy sailor, puffing out volumes of smoke and muttering beneath his breath.

Our men said they kept sober in order to strip the boozy sailor of his money, by gambling.

He approached her, smiling, and with boozy eyes, in order to put his arm round her neck.

Now it came shuffling down in a boozy way to take its morning bath.

Shut up like a rat-trap, and trotted off twist-ways, the "Thumper" did, huffed in 'is boozy old style.

It makes me sick to think of having to trust to an accident like that, like a lubberly cockney out for a boozy Bank Holiday sail.

Sir Roger and Mr. Spectator are as real to us now as the two doctors and the boozy and faithful Scotchman.

One of the boozy fellows dived under the wharf, and played mud-turtle for some time, but we finally fished him out.

WORD ORIGIN

"inebriated," 1719, from booze + -y (2). It was one of Benjamin Franklin's 225 synonyms for "drunk" published in 1722. Related: Boozily; booziness.

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