American English

Definition of drunk adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    see also drink
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  1. 1[not usually before noun] having drunk so much alcohol that it is impossible to think or speak clearly She was too drunk to remember anything about the party. His only way of dealing with his problems was to go out and get drunk. They got drunk on vodka. opposite sober
  2. 2drunk with something in a great state of excitement because of a particular emotion or situation drunk with success
  3. Idioms
    blind drunk
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    extremely drunk
    (as) drunk as a skunk (informal)
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    very drunk
    roaring drunk (informal)
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    extremely drunk and noisy He rolled home roaring drunk at 3 o'clock in the morning.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: drunk