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crapulent

[ krap-yuh-luhnt ]
/ ˈkræp yə lənt /
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adjective

sick from gross excess in drinking or eating.

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Origin of crapulent

1650–60; <Late Latin crāpulentus drunk, derivative of Latin crāpula drunkenness <Greek kraipálē drunkenness, a hangover; see -ent

OTHER WORDS FROM crapulent

crap·u·lence, crap·u·len·cy, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for crapulent

crapulent

crapulous (ˈkræpjʊləs)

/ (ˈkræpjʊlənt) /

adjective

given to or resulting from intemperance
suffering from intemperance; drunken

Derived forms of crapulent

crapulence, nouncrapulently or crapulously, adverbcrapulousness, noun

Word Origin for crapulent

C18: from Late Latin crāpulentus drunk, from Latin crāpula, from Greek kraipalē drunkenness, headache resulting therefrom
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