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crapulous

[ krap-yuh-luhs ]
/ ˈkræp yə ləs /
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adjective

given to or characterized by gross excess in drinking or eating.
suffering from or due to such excess.

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Origin of crapulous

First recorded in 1530–40; from Late Latin crāpulōsus, “inclined to drunkenness”; see origin at crapulent, -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM crapulous

crap·u·lous·ly, adverbcrap·u·lous·ness, noun
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