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booze

División en sílabas: booze
Pronunciación: /bo͞oz
 
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informal

Definición de booze en inglés:

sustantivo

Alcohol, especially hard liquor: they turn to booze to beat work pressure
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • At least the club is starting at the right point—by focussing on the booze drinking issue.
  • There were dozens of empty booze bottles and beer cans lying around on the beach and on the walkway.
  • They do have lager there—there's a big bottled beer stall of foreign booze.
Sinónimos
alcohol, alcoholic drink, liquor, drink, spirits, intoxicants
informal grog, firewater, rotgut, the hard stuff, the bottle, hooch, moonshine
juice, the sauce

verbo

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Drink alcohol, especially in large quantities: you used to booze a lot on expensive hard liquor (as noun boozing) Michael is trying to quit boozing
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • They must have been boozing; it's an absolute disgrace.
  • Bath Street is turning out to be Glasgow's premier thoroughfare for boozing, schmoozing and general tomfoolery.
  • He was perfect company and we had a great time schmoozing and boozing.
Sinónimos
drink, tipple, imbibe, indulge
informal hit the bottle, knock a few back, swill, chug

Origen

Middle English bouse, from Middle Dutch būsen 'drink to excess'. The spelling booze dates from the 18th century.

More
  • People have been boozing for a long time. The spelling booze dates from the 18th century, but as bouse the word entered English in the 13th century, probably from Dutch. We have been going to the boozer, or pub, since the 1890s.

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