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



    BrE BrE//ˈdrɪŋkə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdrɪŋkər//
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  1. 1a person who drinks alcohol regularly, especially somebody who drinks too much a heavy/moderate drinker
  2. 2(after a noun) a person who regularly drinks the particular drink mentioned a coffee drinker
  3. Extra examples I’m not a big tea drinker. She claimed advertisers were targeting underage drinkers. She is a social drinker only—she never drinks at home. This liver condition is common in heavy drinkers. help for the families and friends of problem drinkers
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: drinker