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boozehound

[booz-hound] /ˈbuzˌhaʊnd/
noun, Informal.
1.
a boozer.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; booze + hound1
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  • A boozehound and amateur warlock who frequents the local pub.
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boozehound

noun

A person who habitually drinks a great deal of whiskey; lush: Among American governors, the booze-fighters are plainly the best ( first form 1940s+, second 1900s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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