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drinker

[ dring-ker ]SEE DEFINITION OF drinker

Synonyms for drinker

  • alcoholic
  • boozer
  • dipsomaniac
  • drunkard
  • guzzler
  • lush
  • souse
  • wino
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Antonyms for drinker

  • abstainer
  • teetotaler
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DRINKER

There was a great gurgling and sucking in the darkness, followed by a gasp from the drinker.

Boche told of a carpenter he had known who had been a drinker of absinthe.

I dare say he is like his name—one of your father's cronies—a drinker and a swearer.

He was not a drinker at home, but in his discontent and disappointment he was tempted.

Very well, the lawyer will taste the wine, but I am no drinker.

Here is one, told to illustrate the cleverness of a drinker.

Its virtue depends, they say, on the drinker filling it himself; so you must learn to milk.

At home he was not a drinker and a rough; only amid the hardships and perils of the field.

If "the pearl" broke and began to slide, the drinker was "sconced."

Now, it is known to all the countryside that Boyd Connoway is no drinker.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English drincere, agent noun from drink (v.). Specifically of consumers of alcoholic beverages from c.1200.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DRINKER

drunk/drunkard

nounperson who is inebriated
  • alcoholic
  • boozer
  • carouser
  • dipsomaniac
  • drinker
  • guzzler
  • inebriate
  • lush
  • sot
  • sponge
  • wino

drunks

nounperson who is inebriated
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