sottish

sottish

[sot-ish]
adjective
1.
stupefied with or as if with drink; drunken.
2.
given to excessive drinking.
3.
pertaining to or befitting a sot.

Origin:
1560–70; sot + -ish1

sottishly, adverb
sottishness, noun
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sot1 (sɒt)
 
n
1.  a habitual or chronic drunkard
2.  a person stupefied by or as if by drink
 
[Old English, from Medieval Latin sottus; compare French sot a fool]
 
'sottish1
 
adj

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