sottish

[ sot-ish ]
/ ˈsɒt ɪʃ /

adjective

stupefied with or as if with drink; drunken.
given to excessive drinking.
pertaining to or befitting a sot.

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Origin of sottish

First recorded in 1560–70; sot + -ish1
Related formssot·tish·ly, adverbsot·tish·ness, noun
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Word Origin and History for sottish

sottish


adj.

1560s, "foolish," from sot (-) + -ish. From 1630s as "drunken." Related: sottishly; sottishness.

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