BOOZE

liquor, spirits, booze, hard drink, hard liquor, John Barleycorn, strong drink

(noun) an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

booze (countable and uncountable, plural boozes)

(slang, uncountable) Any alcoholic beverage.

(slang, countable, archaic) A session of drinking alcohol; a drinking party.

Synonyms

• grog; see also alcoholic beverage

Verb

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

(slang) To drink alcohol.

Proper noun

Booze (plural Boozes)

A surname.

Statistics

• According to the 2010 United States Census, Booze is the 14686th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 2025 individuals. Booze is most common among White (51.46%) and Black/African American (42.32%) individuals.

Source: Wiktionary


Booze, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Boozed; p. pr. & vb. n. Boozing.] Etym: [D. buizen; akin to G. bausen, and perh. fr. D. buis tube, channel, bus box, jar.]

Definition: 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, n.

Definition: A carouse; a drinking. Sir W. Scott.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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