[ shik-er ]
/ ˈʃɪk ər /
Disparaging and Offensive. a habitual drinker of alcohol who is frequently intoxicated.
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Origin of shicker
First recorded in 1890–95; from Yiddish shiker “drunk,” from Hebrew shikkōr, from shākār “ to be drunk”
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British Dictionary definitions for shicker
/ (ˈʃɪkə) /
Australian archaic, slang alcoholic drink; liquor
Word Origin for shicker
via Yiddish from Hebrew
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