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Webster 1913 Edition


Booze

Booze

(boōz)
,
Verb.
I.
[
imp. & p. p.
Boozed
(boōzd)
;
p. pr. & vb. n.
Boozing
.]
[D.
buizen
; akin to G.
bausen
, and perh. fr. D.
buis
tube, channel,
bus
box, jar.]
To drink greedily or immoderately, esp. alcoholic liquor; to tipple.
[Written also
bouse
, and
boose
.]
Landor.
This is better than
boozing
in public houses.
H. R. Haweis.

Booze

,
Noun.
1.
A carouse; a drinking.
Sir W. Scott.

Webster 1828 Edition


Booze

BOOZE

,
Verb.
I.
booz. To drink freely; to tope; to guzzle. [A vulgar word.]

Definition 2022


booze

booze

English

Noun

booze (countable and uncountable, plural boozes)

  1. (slang, uncountable) Any alcoholic beverage.
  2. (slang, countable, archaic) A session of drinking alcohol; a drinking party.

Synonyms

  • grog; see also Wikisaurus:alcoholic beverage

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Verb

booze (third-person singular simple present boozes, present participle boozing, simple past and past participle boozed)

  1. (slang) To drink alcohol.
    We were out all night boozing until we dragged ourselves home hung over.
    • Hugh Reginald Haweis
      This is better than boozing in public houses.

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