Definition of alky in English:

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alky

Pronunciation: /ˈalki/
(also alkie)

noun (plural alkies)

informal
An alcoholic.
Example sentences
  • Then he decided he was too young to be an alkie, this wasn't alcoholism, this was making himself feel better.
  • It's the additional bottle of schnapps for the alky who should be drying out.
  • The sergeant advised letting it go because it was ‘just the alkies and the druggies fighting.’

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