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drunk

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Adjective

drunk (comparative er, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
drunk

Comparative
er

Superlative
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  1. In a state of intoxication after drinking alcoholic beverages.
  2. (usually followed by with or on) elated or emboldened
    Drunk with power he immediately ordered a management reshuffle.

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Noun

Singular
drunk

Plural
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drunk ({{{1}}})
  1. A habitual drinker, especially one who is frequently intoxicated.
  2. A drinking-bout; a period of drunkenness.
    • 1858, "A Scarcity of Jurors—Cangemi's Third Trial," New York Times, 8 Jun., p. 4.
      Gen. G. had been on a long drunk from July last until Christmas.
  3. A drunken state.
    • 2006, Patrick McCabe, Winterwood, Bloomsbury 2007, p. 10,
      Here – help yourself to another drop there, Redmond! By the time we've got a good drunk on us there'll be more crack in this valley than the night I pissed on the electric fence!

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Verb

drunk

  1. Past participle of drink.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Simple past of drink.

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