Definition of sot in English:
A habitual drunkard.
- A few nifty lighting tricks later, and we're riding the rails with a host of yin-yang character pairs: the suited businessman and his wayward brother, the heartbroken sot and her vivacious new friend, and so on.
- But repeated references to drunkenness in the plays, plus the portraits of two sots, Sir Toby Belch and Falstaff, lead Greenblatt to suspect alcoholism.
- Maudling was clever, lazy, a sot and deeply corrupt.
verb (sots, sotting, sotted)[no object] archaic Back to top
- Example sentences
- In Fields's 1940 masterpiece The Bank Dick, the comedian is Egbert Sousé - a sottish curmudgeon who, through no effort of his own, becomes a hero for thwarting a bank robbery.’
- Clearly contrived on the cheap and in haste, this production, since closed, turned ‘the Scottish play’ into a skittish play, and, worse yet, a sottish play.
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