Origin of drunken
Examples from the Web for drunken
And we do mean drunken—in the keep your kids at home, pull the shades kind of drunken.Before the Bros, SantaCon Was as an Anti-Corporate Protest|David Freedlander|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead, it reminded me of a headline that once ran in The Onion: “Drunken Man Makes Interesting Point About Society.”Karen Armstrong’s New Rule: Religion Isn’t Responsible for Violence|Patricia Pearson|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She neither feels guilty about the procedure, nor for the drunken unprotected sex that caused the pregnancy.
When he emerged from his drunken stupor, his relationship with Methot was kaput.
She is funny, and regularly deflates Mitchum when he gets on one of his sentimental, drunken storytelling jags.The Stacks: Mr. Bad Taste and Trouble Himself: Robert Mitchum|Robert Ward|July 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One drunken nuisance has left the next room, but another almost as bad has taken his place.Dusty Diamonds Cut and Polished|R.M. Ballantyne
"He ain't in no position to object if she don't—and I guess I can manage her," he ended with drunken swagger.They of the High Trails|Hamlin Garland
In the course of eight years' residence in China, we have never met a drunken man in the streets.Chinese Sketches|Herbert A. Giles
The report stated that their mother was dead and that their drunken father had deserted them.
I got up, staggering like a drunken man, and passing my hands several times over my face, looked carefully about me.Dream Tales and Prose Poems|Ivan Turgenev
British Dictionary definitions for drunken
Word Origin and History for drunken
full form of the past participle of drunk. Meaning "inebriated" was in Old English druncena; adjectival meaning "habitually intoxicated" is from 1540s. Related: Drunkenly.