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booze

[ booz ]
/ buz /
Informal.
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noun
any alcoholic beverage; whiskey.
a drinking bout or spree.
verb (used without object), boozed, booz·ing.
to drink alcohol, especially to excess: He continued to booze until his health finally gave out.
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Idioms about booze

    booze it up, to drink heavily and persistently.

Origin of booze

1610–20; respelling of bouse2, reflecting one of its pronunciation variants

OTHER WORDS FROM booze

boozer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for booze

booze
/ (buːz) informal /

noun
alcoholic drink
a drinking bout or party
verb
(usually intr) to drink (alcohol), esp in excess

Derived forms of booze

boozed, adjectiveboozing, noun

Word Origin for booze

C13: from Middle Dutch būsen
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