Definition of drunken adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈdrʌŋkən//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdrʌŋkən//
    [only before noun]
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  1. 1drunk or often getting drunk a drunken driver She was often beaten by her drunken husband.
  2. 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.
  3. Word OriginOld English, archaic past participle of drink.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: drunken