- to make drunk; intoxicate.
- to exhilarate, confuse, or stupefy mentally or emotionally.
- an intoxicated person.
- a habitual drunkard.
- Also in·e·bri·at·ed. drunk; intoxicated.
Origin of inebriate
Examples from the Web for inebriated
Come inside the star-studded Globes after-parties, where inebriated A-listers mingle.Partying With the Golden Globes Stars: Taylor Swift Cuts a Rug, Ben Affleck Holds Court, and More
January 13, 2014
The variety of the deaths, and how many of them that group of inebriated people could remember.Robert Pinsky: The Comedy of Seamus Heaney
October 1, 2013
But what seemed to upset Pastor the most was that Murray had taped Jackson without his knowledge in an “inebriated” state.After the Glitter of Jackson Trial, Only Facts and Murray Sentence Remain
November 30, 2011
The It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia star caused a tiny kerfuffle after his inebriated appearance on The View in 2006.When Celebs Get Wasted
December 4, 2010
Ever seen two inebriated off-duty firemen at a local pub about to come to blows?7 Best Cable-TV Feuds
The Daily Beast Video
March 11, 2009
There is another specimen—a street row of inebriated bottles.George Cruikshank
William Makepeace Thackeray
They may be inebriated, or enough so to put them off their guard.The Flag of Distress
With the assistance of a couple of men, the inebriated engineer was raised to his feet.Captain Calamity
They are getting merry, not to say jolly, but not at all inebriated.Recollections of a Policeman
William Russell (aka Thomas Waters)
The reader is not to understand that our guests were inebriated.Tales of My Time, Vol. 1 (of 3)
William Pitt Scargill
- to make drunk; intoxicate
- to arouse emotionally; make excited
- a person who is drunk, esp habitually
- drunk, esp habitually
Word Origin and History for inebriated
"drunken," c.1600, past participle adjective from inebriate.