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Verb: souse  saws
  1. Cover with liquid; pour liquid onto
    "souse water on his hot face";
    - drench, douse, dowse, soak, sop
     
  2. Immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate
    "souse the garment into the cleaning solution";
    - dunk, dip, plunge, douse
     
  3. Become drunk or drink excessively
    - soak, inebriate, hit it up
     
  4. (cooking) cook in a marinade
    "souse herring"
Noun: souse  saws
  1. A person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
    - alcoholic, alky, dipsomaniac, boozer, lush [N. Amer], soaker, alkie, dipso
     
  2. Pork trimmings chopped and pickled and jelled
     
  3. The act of making something completely wet
    "he gave it a good souse";
    - drenching, soaking, sousing

Derived forms: souses, soused, sousing

Type of: booze, cook, drink, drunk, drunkard, fuddle, immerse, inebriate, plunge, rummy, sausage, sot, tosspot, wet, wetting, wino, wurst

Encyclopedia: Souse