- 1drunk or often getting drunk a drunken driver She was often beaten by her drunken husband.
- 2showing the effects of too much alcohol; involving people who are drunk He came home to find her in a drunken stupor. a drunken brawl drunken laughter/singing He finally fell into a drunken sleep.
NAmE//ˈdrʌŋkən//[only before noun]
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adverb He staggered drunkenly to his feet.
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