Dictionary.com

crapulous

[ krap-yuh-luhs ]
/ ˈkræp yə ləs /
Save This Word!

adjective
given to or characterized by gross excess in drinking or eating.
suffering from or due to such excess.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
FEEDBACK