“I was a nobody there,” Sisler insisted in a telephone interview, during which he slurred his words and acknowledged he was drunk.
Not to generalize or anything, but in our very limited world, it seems like everyone drinks (or at one point has drunk) vodka.
Chavez admits they were drunk, “but DEFINITELY not out looking for trouble.”
Hannah Hart recently published her first book My drunk Kitchen: A Guide to Eating, Drinking, and Going with Your Gut.
Kekua was reportedly injured by a drunk driver in a car accident in California.
Eli's been drunk some, bur his girls are really a good deal of help.
Krill was master when drunk, and his wife mistress when he was sober.
Two-thirds of her crew are drunk, t'other third are ashore or sick.
Just get drunk looking at her every time I see her, but I couldn't open my mouth if I tried.
Bananas had been ashore, drinking some native spirit, and he was drunk.
past participle of drink, used as an adjective from mid-14c. in sense "intoxicated." In various expressions, e.g. "drunk as a lord" (1891); Chaucer has "dronke ... as a Mous" (c.1386); and, from 1709, "as Drunk as a Wheelbarrow." Medieval folklore distinguished four successive stages of drunkenness, based on the animals they made men resemble: sheep, lion, ape, sow. Drunk driver first recorded 1948. Drunk-tank "jail cell for drunkards" attested by 1912, American English. The noun meaning "drunken person" is from 1852; earlier this would have been a drunkard.
Old English drincan "to drink," also "to swallow up, engulf" (class III strong verb; past tense dranc, past participle druncen), from Proto-Germanic *drengkan (cf. Old Saxon drinkan, Old Frisian drinka, Dutch drinken, Old High German trinkan, German trinken, Old Norse drekka, Gothic drigkan "to drink"), of uncertain origin, perhaps from a root meaning "to draw." Not found outside Germanic.
Most Indo-European words for this trace to PIE *po(i)- (cf. Greek pino, Latin biber, Irish ibim, Old Church Slavonic piti, Russian pit'; see imbibe).
The noun meaning "beverage, alcoholic beverage" was in late Old English.
The noun, AS. drinc, would normally have given southern drinch (cf. drench), but has been influenced by the verb. [Weekley]To drink like a fish is first recorded 1747.
[in all senses drunk verges on being standard English]