Definition of drunk driving in English:

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drunk driving

(also drunken driving)


North American term for drink-driving.
Example sentences
  • Under the terms of the deal, he would be suspended for five years if convicted on a drunk-driving charge.
  • Is it fair to say your drunk-driving arrest in January affected you competitively?
  • The province of Manitoba, already home to the toughest drunk-driving laws in the country, is getting even tougher.


drunk driver

Example sentences
  • Even when drunk-drivers get their driving licence back they pay higher insurance premiums.
  • Speed cameras do not detect drunk-drivers, careless drivers, uninsured drivers, unlicensed drivers, stolen vehicles or crooks in getaway cars.
  • Speeding is not the only factor on the roads which is a cause of danger - there are more drunk-drivers, there are drivers on drugs.

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