drunkard

[ druhng-kerd ]
/ ˈdrʌŋ kərd /

noun Disparaging and Offensive.

a habitual drinker of alcohol who is frequently intoxicated.

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Origin of drunkard

First recorded in 1520–40; see origin at drunk, -ard

synonym study for drunkard

See inebriate.
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British Dictionary definitions for drunkard

drunkard
/ (ˈdrʌŋkəd) /

noun

a person who is frequently or habitually drunk
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