She must feel a greater contempt for them than the private-barmaid does for the boozer she cleans out.
According to Mr. boozer, his son-in-law, now living in Asotin, the location was made in 1866.
I've had the fellow looked up and he hasn't any money and is a boozer besides.
I always did say the more of a boozer a man is, the quicker hell take water.
If yer mother'd bin a boozer, and yer father'd got the chuck.
The boozer swung his back to the bar, hooked himself on by his elbows, and looked vacantly out of the door.
Haven't you enough to do without wasting your time over a boozer?
by 1821, perhaps 1714; probably originally as a verb, "to drink a lot" (1768), variant of Middle English bouse (c.1300), from Middle Dutch busen "to drink heavily," related to Middle High German bus (intransitive) "to swell, inflate," of unknown origin. The noun reinforced by name of Philadelphia distiller E.G. Booze. Johnson's dictionary has rambooze "A drink made of wine, ale, eggs and sugar in winter time; or of wine, milk, sugar and rose-water in the summer time." In New Zealand from c.World War II, a drinking binge was a boozeroo.
Any alcoholic drink, esp whiskey and other spirits (1880s+)
To drink alcoholic beverages, esp to drink whiskey heavily (1760s+)
[fr Middle English and dialect bowse (pronounced like booze), ''drink, carouse,'' reinforced by the name of a 19thcentury Philadelphia distiller, E G Booze]