Definition of overdrink in English:

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Pronunciation: /əʊvəˈdrɪŋk/

verb (past overdrank; past participle overdrunk)

[no object] (usually as noun overdrinking)
Drink too much alcohol: overeating and overdrinking have become major problems for Western society
More example sentences
  • Drinking alcohol on an empty stomach can lead to overeating and overdrinking, so eat a small snack before going to a social event and alternate between alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
  • Do you often counter depressive moods by some sort of potentially harmful compulsive behavior such as overworking, overspending, overdrinking, or overeating?
  • Marriage experts said marital problems were likely to be made acute by overdrinking during the holiday, and by absence of family members.
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