Definition of DTs noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(British English) (US English D.T.’s) noun
BrE BrE//ˌdiː ˈtiːz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiː ˈtiːz//
[plural] Addiction
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the abbreviation for delirium tremens (a physical condition in which people who drink too much alcohol feel their body shaking and imagine that they are seeing things that are not really there) See related entries: Addiction Word Originmid 19th cent.: abbreviation, originally in the singular form DT (now rare).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: DTs