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Noun: inebriate  in'ee-bree-ut
  1. A person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
    - alcoholic, alky [informal], dipsomaniac, boozer [informal], lush [N. Amer, informal], soaker [informal], souse [informal], dipso [informal], winebibber [archaic], alkie [informal], tosspot [informal], drunkard, drunk, rummy, sot, wino [informal]
Verb: inebriate  in'ee-bree-ut
  1. Fill with sublime emotion
    "He was inebriated by his phenomenal success";
    - exhilarate, tickle pink, thrill, exalt, beatify
  2. Make drunk (with alcoholic drinks)
    - intoxicate, soak
  3. Become drunk or drink excessively
    - souse, soak, hit it up
Adjective: inebriate  in'ee-bree-ut
  1. Stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol)
    "a noisy crowd of inebriate sailors";
    - intoxicated, drunk, inebriated, ripped [informal], gone, skunked [informal]

Derived forms: inebriated, inebriating, inebriates

See also: bacchanal, bacchanalian, bacchic, beery, besotted [archaic], bevvied [Brit, informal], bibulous, bladdered [Brit, informal], blind drunk [informal], blitzed [informal], blootered [UK, dialect], blotto [informal], bombed [informal], boozy [informal], carousing, cockeyed [informal], crocked [N. Amer, informal], doped, drugged, drunk, drunken, fried [N. Amer, informal], fuddled [informal], geeked, half-seas-over [Brit, informal], hammered [informal], high [informal], hopped-up, juiced [N. Amer, informal], legless [Brit, informal], liquored up [N. Amer], lit up [slang], loaded [N. Amer, informal], mellow [informal], merry [informal], mullered [Brit, informal], narcotised [Brit], narcotized, off one's face [Brit, informal], orgiastic, out of it [Brit, informal], paralytic [Brit], pickled [informal], pie-eyed [informal], pissed [Brit, informal], pixilated [informal], pixillated, plastered [informal], screwed [informal], sloshed [informal], smashed [informal], soaked [informal], sottish, soused [informal], sozzled [informal], squiffed [informal], squiffy [informal], steaming [informal], stewed [informal], stiff [informal], stinko [informal], stoned [informal], stonkered [Austral, NZ, informal], swacked [N. Amer, informal], tanked up [informal], three sheets to the wind [informal], tiddly [Brit, informal], tight [informal], tipsy, trashed [informal], trolleyed [Brit, informal], trollied [Brit, informal], wasted [informal], wet [informal], wrecked [Brit, informal]

Type of: affect, booze [informal], drink, drinker, elate, fuddle, hit the bottle [informal], imbiber, intoxicate, juicer, lift up, pick up, soak [informal], sponge [informal], toper, uplift

Encyclopedia: Inebriate