drunkometer

[ druhng-kom-i-ter ]
/ drʌŋˈkɒm ɪ tər /

noun

a device for measuring the amount of alcohol in a person's breath to determine the amount of alcohol in the bloodstream.

Nearby words

  1. drunkard's chair,
  2. drunkathon,
  3. drunken,
  4. drunkenly,
  5. drunkenness,
  6. drupaceous,
  7. drupe,
  8. drupelet,
  9. drury lane,
  10. druse

Origin of drunkometer

An Americanism dating back to 1930–35; drunk + -o- + -meter

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