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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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Related Words

smoke, liquor, drink, booze, methanol, ethanol, intoxicant, cocktail, moonshine, tipple, sauce, firewater, toddy, alky, rotgut, hootch, palliative, red-eye

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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



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