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Meaning of BOOZE

Pronunciation:  booz

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  distilled rather than fermented
  2. [v]  consume alcohol; "We were up drinking all night"

BOOZE is a 5 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: drink, fuddle, hard drink, hard liquor, John Barleycorn, liquor, spirits, strong drink
 See Also: akvavit, alcohol, alcoholic beverage, aqua vitae, aquavit, arak, ardent spirits, arrack, bar hop, bib, bitters, brandy, carry, claret, consume, firewater, gin, have, hit it up, hold, inebriant, inebriate, ingest, intoxicant, lacing, mescal, ouzo, port, pub-crawl, rum, schnapps, schnaps, soak, souse, take, take in, tequila, tipple, vodka, whiskey, whisky, wine



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Booze\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Boozed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Boozing}.] [D. buizen; akin to G. bausen, and perh. fr. D.
    buis tube, channel, bus box, jar.]
    To drink greedily or immoderately, esp. alcoholic liquor; to
    tipple. [Written also {bouse}, and {boose}.] --Landor.
          This is better than boozing in public houses. --H. R.
  2. \Booze\, n.
    A carouse; a drinking. --Sir W. Scott.
Thesaurus Terms
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