- a person who is habitually or frequently drunk.
Origin of drunkard
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Antonyms for drunkard
Related Words for drunkardsouse, bacchanal, soak, alcoholic, tippler, stiff, lush, inebriate, boozer, wino, drinker, sponge, sot, debauchee, carouser, toper, dipsomaniac, bacchanalian, barfly, bibber
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Contemporary Examples of drunkard
“Drunkard” was one of his favorite insults for Bush, who was public about his struggles with drinking in his younger days.Hugo Chávez Claims U.S. Gives Leaders Cancer and More Crazy Quotes
December 30, 2011
But the moment of silence never happened; a drunkard started arguing with people and caused a small scuffle.Haiti Earthquake Anniversary: Finding a Skull in the Rubble
January 14, 2011
Historical Examples of drunkard
It is bad enough as it is,—a drunkard for a father, and we nothing more than beggars!Ester Ried Yet Speaking
I am like the drunkard who admires a temperate life, yet can't pass a ginshop.In the Midst of Alarms
He couldn't have had a very good time; his father was a drunkard.
“Sure sign of a drunkard,” he returned wisely, in a similar undertone.
Charlie was not only a drunkard still, but the “crook” he was supposed to be.
- a person who is frequently or habitually drunk