Definition of booze in English:

booze

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Pronunciation: /buːz
 
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informal

noun

[mass noun]

verb

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  • Drink alcohol, especially in large quantities: I expect he’s boozing (as noun boozing) Michael is trying to quit boozing
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    Synonyms
    drink, have a drink, drink alcohol, indulge, tipple, imbibe, swill
    informal hit the bottle, take to the bottle, crack a bottle, knock a few back
    British informal bevvy
    North American informal bend one's elbow
    archaic wassail, tope

Origin

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

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