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Saltos de línea: drunk¦en
Pronunciación: /ˈdrʌŋk(ə)n

Definición de drunken en inglés:


1Drunk or intoxicated: gangs of drunken youths roamed the streets
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  • Cola said a blitz on drunken drivers over a seven-hour period resulted in 17 arrests.
  • Shopkeepers in Walmgate complained that their parade of stores had become a meeting place for street drinkers and drunken youths.
  • That's the view of Stephen Higson, the father-of-two who was attacked in Bootham at the weekend by a gang of drunken youths.
1.1Habitually or frequently drunk: his violent, drunken father
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  • It was the ‘nightmare’ of her life with her drunken father that made her seek refuge in make-believe.
  • A high proportion of women who marry drunks also had drunken fathers.
  • Kathy is too angry and resentful to care and Josh has gradually come to grow indifferent toward his drunken distant father.
1.2Caused by or showing the effects of drink: the man’s drunken, slurred speech
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  • Their warning comes as the Government has announced a crackdown on binge drinking and drunken anti-social behaviour.
  • Will longer drinking hours mean more drunken violence and alcohol-fuelled bad behaviour?
  • It happened one night when he returned from a family party in a drunken stupor, brandishing a shotgun and threatening to kill his wife and child.
debauched, dissipated, riotous, carousing, revelling, roistering, uproarious, unruly, intemperate, unrestrained, uninhibited, abandoned;
informal boozy


Old English, archaic past participle of drink.

Palabras que riman con drunken

Duncan, shrunken, sunken

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Palabra del día interfuse
Pronunciación: ɪntəˈfjuːz
join or mix (two or more things) together