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alky

[al-kee]
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noun, plural al·kies. Slang.
  1. an alcoholic.
  2. alcohol.
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Origin of alky

1840–50; respelling of alc(ohol) + -y2
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Historical Examples

  • Thought I'd meander up the Hill with this old bloat Alky, and drop in to see the show.

    The Three Partners

    Bret Harte


British Dictionary definitions for alky

alky

alkie

noun plural -kies
  1. slang a heavy drinker or alcoholic
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