alky

[al-kee]

noun, plural al·kies. Slang.

an alcoholic.

Origin of alky

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

  • 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

noun plural -kies

slang a heavy drinker or alcoholic
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