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See definition of drinking on Dictionary.com
  • as inplastered
  • as inalcohol abuse
  • as inconsumption

synonyms for drinking

  • bashed
  • blitzed
  • bombed
  • buzzed
  • crocked
  • flushed
  • flying
  • fried
  • gone
  • inebriated
  • lit
  • loaded
  • pissed
  • polluted
  • potted
  • sauced
  • sloshed
  • stewed
  • stoned
  • tanked
  • totaled
  • wasted
  • boozed up
  • dead drunk
  • dead to the world
  • drunk as a skunk
  • drunken
  • feeling good
  • feeling no pain
  • groggy
  • half in the bag
  • half-crocked
  • high
  • hooched up
  • juiced
  • liquored up
  • schnockered
  • seeing double
  • three sheets to the wind
  • tipsy
  • under the influence
  • under-the-table
  • woozy
  • zonked
See also synonyms for: drinkings
  • substance abuse
  • alcoholic abuse
  • alcoholism
  • alcoholism abuse
  • dipsomania
  • hitting the bottle
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How to use drinking in a sentence

In 2016, China’s Ministry of Water Resources declared that more than 80% of the country’s groundwater is unsafe for drinking, meaning citizens must boil water or purchase bottled water.
A BLOCKBUSTER IPO BRIEFLY MADE A BOTTLED WATER ENTREPRENEUR CHINA’S RICHEST MANGRADY MCGREGORSEPTEMBER 8, 2020FORTUNE
The wide-slide closure makes refilling simple, and the drinking tube can be disconnected from the reservoir by pushing a button at the connecting joint.
HYDRATION BLADDERS FOR OUTDOOR ADVENTURESPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMSEPTEMBER 1, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
These water containers sit in special pockets on most hiking packs, which have an opening for the bladder’s drinking tube so you can sip throughout the day while keeping your hands free for other things.
HYDRATION BLADDERS FOR OUTDOOR ADVENTURESPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMSEPTEMBER 1, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
He goes on to explain that he learned it flowed into Lake Erie, the source of Cleveland’s drinking water, as he stood outside a slaughterhouse watching “a great stream of dirty water rushing from it right into the river.”
51 YEARS LATER, THE CUYAHOGA RIVER BURNS AGAINWES SILERAUGUST 28, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Excessive drinking brought death early, typically 29 years sooner than would have been expected.
HEAVY DRINKING DROVE HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF AMERICANS TO EARLY GRAVESAIMEE CUNNINGHAMAUGUST 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
About three-quarters of San Diego’s drinking water comes from the Colorado River via pipes and aqueducts controlled by the Metropolitan Water District, based in Los Angeles.
ENVIRONMENT REPORT: WHY YOUR WATER BILL MIGHT SPIKEMACKENZIE ELMERJULY 27, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
When after-work hangouts at a Nigerian nonprofit turned out to revolve around drinking, the director of the office knew he had a culture problem.
THE PRINCIPLES OF CONFLICT RESOLUTION CAN HELP BUILD ANTIRACIST WORKPLACESSARAH TODDJULY 19, 2020QUARTZ
Outside the hotel he came upon the two sisters sitting on a bench and drinking coffee.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
A quite young child will, for example, pretend to do something, as to take an empty cup and carry out the semblance of drinking.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Smoking was called drinking tobacco, as the fashionable method was to "put it through the nose" or exhale it through the nostrils.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
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WORDS RELATED TO DRINKING

  • alcoholic abuse
  • alcoholism
  • alcoholism abuse
  • dipsomania
  • drinking
  • hitting the bottle
  • substance abuse
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.