Adjective "boozy" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈbuːzi/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Characterized by drinking large quantities of alcohol.
  1. 'And why shouldn't they have been boozy philanderers?'
  2. 'He plays a boozy, washed-up lawyer who takes an 18-year-old legal whiz kid under his wing.'
  3. 'In place of a posturing virile hero, Sayles presents a boozy social recluse, the first in his lowlife parade of outsiders.'
  4. 'In a sample of 12 foreign visits, boozy councillors and officers drank their way through £1,060 of alcohol and spent £430 on phone calls.'
  5. 'It doesn't have the boozy recklessness of the harder Stranger's Almanac, nor does it have the delicate emotional fragility of Heartbreaker.'
  6. 'A mum today launched a campaign to hammer home the dangers of binge drinking after her schoolboy son nearly died following a boozy night out.'
  7. 'Nowadays drinking in most workplaces is frowned upon, and the boozy culture of Westminster increasingly appears a dangerous anachronism.'
  8. 'The friend you invited to your boozy Christmas lunch is a recovering alcoholic.'
  9. 'Yet the story's emotional center is Evangeline's boozy husband, Warren Slote, a soul-ravaged World War II veteran.'
  10. 'I suppose she's right, I think, as I leave Harris Manchester College for a delicious and boozy lunch on the High Street with my distinguished student.'
  11. 'She admits to the odd bout of boozy indulgence like the rest of us.'
  12. 'If, back on that boozy tour in 1993, someone had told us that we would one day be mobbed outside that hotel after winning the World Cup, we would probably have bought him a pint, slapped him on the back and told him he was a very, very funny man.'
  13. 'Smooth, sophisticated, and with a slurpability that belies its richness, it is subtly sweet and, needless to say, very, very boozy.'
  14. 'It's quite a dark comedy and anyone who's ever been on a boozy night out in a club like this will recognise the characters.'
  15. '‘Sideways,’ the Oscar-winning film about two buddies touring the central California wine country on the eve of the wedding of one of them, is one long and boozy man date.'
  16. 'Anthony Cronin's telling portrait of the time, Dead as Doornails, portrays the boozy pub-centred milieu as a place where the attitude and drinking seemed nihilistic and alcoholism and underachievement were rife.'
  17. 'It will take decades—at least—for any serious dent to be made in Britain and Scotland's boozy culture.'
  18. 'When we first see the rooster, he's gargling some water, and he's bleary-eyed; obviously, he just got up after a long boozy night.'

Definitions

1. drunken; intoxicated.

2. addicted to liquor.

More examples(as adjective)

"parties can be boozy."

"lunches can be boozy."

"thieves can be boozy."

"sorts can be boozy."

"smokers can be boozy."

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