boozy

[ boo-zee ]
/ ˈbu zi /

adjective, booz·i·er, booz·i·est.

drunken; intoxicated.
addicted to liquor.

Origin of boozy

First recorded in 1520–30; booze + -y1
Related formsbooz·i·ly, adverbbooz·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for boozy

boozy

/ (ˈbuːzɪ) /

adjective boozier or booziest

informal inclined to or involving excessive drinking of alcohol; drunkena boozy lecturer; a boozy party
Derived Formsbooziness, noun
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Word Origin and History for boozy

boozy


adj.

"inebriated," 1719, from booze + -y (2). It was one of Benjamin Franklin's 225 synonyms for "drunk" published in 1722. Related: Boozily; booziness.

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