verb (used with object), in·e·bri·at·ed, in·e·bri·at·ing.
Origin of inebriate
Examples from the Web for inebriating
Industrial production and technology have permanently altered the way we brew our inebriating ethanol.‘Drunk History’: A Booze Cruise of Red, White, and Blood|Rich Goldstein|July 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And already this inebriating illusion of an ingenuous girl concerning a common male was helping to shape monstrous events.The Price of Love|Arnold Bennett
He was the only Muslim, however, whom I have heard to argue against the absolute interdiction of inebriating liquors.Arabian Society In The Middle Ages|Edward William Lane
The greatest wretchedness which human nature in this world is called to endure, is connected with the use of inebriating drink.Select Temperance Tracts|American Tract Society
British Dictionary definitions for inebriating
verb (ɪnˈiːbrɪˌeɪt) (tr)
adjective (ɪnˈiːbrɪɪt) inebriated
Word Origin for inebriate
Word Origin and History for inebriating
late 15c., from Latin inebriatus, past participle of inebriare "to make drunk," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + ebriare "make drunk," from ebrius "drunk," of unknown origin. Related: Inebriated; inebriating. Also inebriacy; inebriant (n. and adj.); inebriety; and inebrious.