Definition of ebrious in English:


Line breaks: ebri|ous
Pronunciation: /ˈiːbrɪəs


  • Drunken or intoxicated: those young sots with the ebrious faces
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    • Ebrious moroseness, another variety of a state preceding drunkenness, is met with more in the rich.
    • I don't intend to be in a particularly ebrious state throughout this weekend.
    • Guests in an ebrious state will not be accommodated.



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


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

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