Synonyms for drunken

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But I got him too straight—let a drunken man alone for telling the truth when he's got it in him.

He's got a drunken father,—one of the meanest kind of drunkards.

"Often enough," he said fiercely, and he thought of his drunken father.

"Keep your tongue still, or it will be the worse for you," shouted the most drunken of the archers.

At the first step Mortimer staggered and swayed like a drunken man.

In dashed the drunken retainer, and Gulielma was once more in peril.

He could have her for the asking, at this very hour, in her drunken husband's bed.

It is unjust, because it punishes the sober man for the vice of the drunken man.

If a girl mends her clothes on her back, she risks having a drunken husband.

Yesterday we saw for the first time in Freeland a drunken man!

WORD ORIGIN

full form of the past participle of drunk. Meaning "inebriated" was in Old English druncena; adjectival meaning "habitually intoxicated" is from 1540s. Related: Drunkenly.

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