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boozy

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Pronunciation: /ˈbuːzi
 
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Definition of boozy in English:

adjective (boozier, booziest)

informal
Characterized by drinking large quantities of alcohol: a boozy lunch
More example sentences
  • The friend you invited to your boozy Christmas lunch is a recovering alcoholic.
  • ‘Every sign has its keynote flavours,’ she says of the idea, which ‘came out of a boozy lunch with the manager’.
  • I suppose she's right, I think, as I leave Harris Manchester College for a delicious and boozy lunch on the High Street with my distinguished student.

Derivatives

boozily

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • Today (and not last Saturday, as Bar Talk boozily misreported last week) is St Patrick's Day.
  • We went to the village, to sit outside and natter, boozily.
  • From alcohol they progress (oh so slowly) to opium, thence to heroin, allowing their language to get boozily baroque and even less penetrable.

booziness

2
noun
Example sentences
  • She has just spent the better part of an hour and a half entertaining me with booziness and chocolate.
  • It's a bank holiday so expect booziness.
  • The edges have been softened with a 1000 watt power sander, but tonight the band still carry themselves with nonchalance and careless booziness as usual.

Words that rhyme with boozy

bluesy, choosy, doozy, floozie, jacuzzi, medusae, newsy, oozy, Pusey, snoozy, Susie, Uzi, woozy

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