verb (used with object), in·e·bri·at·ed, in·e·bri·at·ing.
Origin of inebriate
Examples from the Web for inebriate
These phenomena led my father to the conclusion that Martinengo was an inebriate in the first stage of paralytical dementia.Criminal Man|Gina Lombroso-Ferrero
In Germany more than half of the cases in the inebriate asylums enter from beer-drinking.Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why|Martha M. Allen
Leonard proceeded to give an account of his finding the inebriate in the meadow, and his guiding him to the hotel.Driven From Home|Horatio Alger
A tyrant torments for the same reason that a girl reads her tear-bedewed romance, or an inebriate drinks his dram.Gamblers and Gambling|Henry Ward Beecher
This gentleman was at one time an actor on the stage, and subsequently became an inebriate of the most degraded kind.Three Years in Europe|William Wells Brown