[ krap-yuh-luhs ]
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  1. given to or characterized by gross excess in drinking or eating.

  2. suffering from or due to such excess.

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, adverb
  • crap·u·lous·ness, noun

Words Nearby crapulous Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023