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noun as in result of heavy drinking

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Much like a hangover, there is no precise cure for this ailment.

From Fortune

“The hangover of Brexit starts now,” says Nicholas Bloom, an economist at Stanford who has studied the economic effects of the 2016 referendum.

From Quartz

The looming policies investors are ignoring could bring a long hangover.

From Fortune

That the detonation of nuclear bombs would mark the start of our new epoch is perhaps not the best harbinger of what is to come—much like starting the New Year with a hangover instead of a polar bear plunge.

Our underarm stink may well be an “evolutionary hangover” from our ancient ancestors.

Coca-Cola was a wildly popular drink and hangover remedy because, well, it contained cocaine.

The tradition has lasted ever since, being seen as a great natural hangover remedy throughout the world.

By the late 1600s, chemists and herbalists had begun to concoct their own scientific mixtures for curing the hangover.

Hangover Rx: “The old ‘hair of the dog’ is pretty much just a myth,” says White.

One can only assume the hangover cries: “whoa, who did I vote for last night?”

Could have gone out of his way to be pleasant to customers, not snap at them when he had a terrific hangover.

He didn't speak English and my high school German was inadequate, especially accompanied by a blockbusting hangover.

Bless you, my son, and may you have a big enough hangover to show you the wickedness of your ways.

As the hangover began to wear off—a little—I was almost sorry I hadn't been able to stay.

And he found that he had an awful hangover from the knockout drug, and the slapping around he had received.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hangover, such as: aftereffect, headache, drunkenness, dts, shakes, and willies.

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