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[boo-zee] /ˈbu zi/
adjective, boozier, booziest.
drunken; intoxicated.
addicted to liquor.
Origin of boozy
1520-30; booze + -y1
Related forms
boozily, adverb
booziness, noun Unabridged
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Examples from the web for boozy
  • Prodded by boozy dares, bikers raced one another down the main drag.
  • In part, these pubs are boozy outriders to the local-food movement.
  • Waterproof shell wards off boozy spills from cramped coach seatmates.
  • Nights at our house were fun and boozy and warm because of her.
  • But perhaps targeting the company's failure to turn boozy fantasies into reality was the wrong tactic.
  • Tomorrow is the final day at work for many of my colleagues, and the send-off will likely turn boozy and teary.
  • They enlist the aid of the late fighter's boozy brother, who was also a fighter.
  • But it wasn't at a raucous convention or a boozy, after-work party.
British Dictionary definitions for boozy


adjective boozier, booziest
(informal) inclined to or involving excessive drinking of alcohol; drunken: a boozy lecturer, a boozy party
Derived Forms
booziness, noun
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Word Origin and History for boozy

"inebriated," 1719, from booze + -y (2). It was one of Benjamin Franklin's 225 synonyms for "drunk" published in 1722. Related: Boozily; booziness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for boozy



Drunk •Found in the 225 terms meaning ''drunk'' that Benjamin Franklin published in 1722 (1720+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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