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alky

[ al-kee ]
/ ˈæl ki /
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noun, plural al·kies.Slang.

Disparaging and Offensive. a person with alcoholism or alcohol use disorder; an alcoholic.

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Origin of alky

First recorded in 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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