- Alcoholic drink: I wonder where he’s hidden his boozeMore example sentences
alcohol, alcoholic drink, liquor, intoxicating liquor, drink, strong drink, spirits, intoxicants• informal grog, firewater, gut-rot, rotgut, mother's milk, tipple, the hard stuff, the demon drink, the bottle, Dutch courage, John Barleycorn, hooch, moonshineNorthern English & Irish • informal supNorth American • informal juice, the sauce
- At least the club is starting at the right point—by focussing on the booze drinking issue.
- There were dozens of empty booze bottles and beer cans lying around on the beach and on the walkway.
- They do have lager there—there's a big bottled beer stall of foreign booze.
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- Drink alcohol, especially in large quantities: I expect he’s boozing (as noun boozing) Michael is trying to quit boozingMore example sentences
- They must have been boozing; it's an absolute disgrace.
- Bath Street is turning out to be Glasgow's premier thoroughfare for boozing, schmoozing and general tomfoolery.
- He was perfect company and we had a great time schmoozing and boozing.
Middle English bouse, from Middle Dutch būsen 'drink to excess'. The spelling booze dates from the 18th century.