boozing

boozing
booz|ing [ˈbu:zıŋ] n [U] informal
when someone drinks alcohol, especially a lot of it
You've been out boozing, haven't you?
>booze v [I]

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • boozing — ooz ing n. the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess. Syn: drink, drinking, drunkenness, crapulence. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Boozing — Booze Booze (b[=oo]z), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Boozed} (b[=oo]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Boozing}.] [D. buizen; akin to G. bausen, and perh. fr. D. buis tube, channel, bus box, jar.] To drink greedily or immoderately, esp. alcoholic liquor; to tipple.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boozing — noun The act of drinking heavily. Every other weekend, theres nothing better to do than spending the night having a boozing with your mates …   Wiktionary

  • boozing — buːz v. drink alcohol; get drunk n. alcoholic beverage, hard liquor; immoderate drinking, intoxication …   English contemporary dictionary

  • boozing — noun the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess drink was his downfall • Syn: ↑drink, ↑drinking, ↑drunkenness, ↑crapulence • Derivationally related forms: ↑crapulous (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Boozing buddy — drinking partner …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • Boozing friend — drinking partner …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • Boozing mate — drinking partner …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • boozing buddy — Australian Slang drinking partner …   English dialects glossary

  • boozing friend — Australian Slang drinking partner …   English dialects glossary

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