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drunkometer

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

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

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Origin of drunkometer

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