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Meaning of SOT

Pronunciation:  sât

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a chronic drinker
 

SOT is a 3 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: drunk, drunkard, inebriate, rummy
 
 See Also: alcoholic, boozer, dipsomaniac, drinker, imbiber, juicer, lush, soaker, souse, toper

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Sot\, n. [F., fr. LL. sottus; of unknown origin, cf. Ir.
    sotal pride, soithir proud, or Chald. & NHeb. shoten
    foolish.]
    1. A stupid person; a blockhead; a dull fellow; a dolt.
       [Obs.] --outh.
    
             In Egypt oft has seen the sot bow down, And
             reverence some d?ified baboon.        --Oldham.
    
    2. A person stupefied by excessive drinking; an habitual
       drunkard. ``A brutal sot.'' --Granville.
    
             Every sign That calls the staring sots to nasty
             wine.                                 --Roscommon.
    
    
  2. \Sot\, a.
    Sottish; foolish; stupid; dull. [Obs.] ``Rich, but sot.''
    --Marston.
    
    
  3. \Sot\, v. t.
    To stupefy; to infatuate; to besot. [R.]
    
          I hate to see a brave, bold fellow sotted. --Dryden.
    
    
  4. \Sot\, v. i.
    To tipple to stupidity. [R.] --Goldsmith.
    
    
 

 

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