Definition of ebrious in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈiːbrɪəs/


Drunken or intoxicated: those young sots with the ebrious faces
More example sentences
  • He was probably drunk when he said that, or at least fled from a sober condition to an ebrious one since nothing was happening.
  • About half past six in the evening, an ebrious individual applied for towels, in company with another who seemed sober.
  • Guests in an ebrious state will not be accommodated.



Example sentences
  • Mr. Briggs when returning home, gently, and copiously ebriose, from Epsom on his donkey, would sway about on his podgy legs.
  • Up came the bewitching Ferdmand, glorious, too, but old and ebriose.
  • Drunkenness in its first degree presents you with a miniature picture of the symptoms of the more advanced stages of ebriose poisoning.


Mid 16th century: from Latin ebrius + -ous.

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