alky

[ al-kee ]
/ ˈæl ki /

noun, plural al·kies. Slang.

an alcoholic.

Nearby words

  1. alkmene,
  2. alko,
  3. alkoran,
  4. alkoxide,
  5. alkoxy,
  6. alkyd,
  7. alkyd resin,
  8. alkyl,
  9. alkyl group,
  10. alkyl halide

Origin of alky

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

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



British Dictionary definitions for alky

alky

alkie

/ (ˈælkɪ) /

noun plural -kies

slang a heavy drinker or alcoholic
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