[ booz-uhp ]
/ ˈbuzˌʌp /
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noun Chiefly British.
a drinking spree.
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Origin of booze-up
First recorded in 1895–1900
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How to use booze-up in a sentence
Do you go down-stairs and tell them that I am sleeping off my booze up here.Out of a Labyrinth|Lawrence L. Lynch
British Dictionary definitions for booze-up
British, Australian and NZ slang a drinking spree
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