un drinking

drinking

[dring-king]
adjective
1.
suitable or safe to drink: drinking water.
2.
used in drinking: a drinking glass.
3.
addicted to or indulging excessively in alcohol: Is he a drinking man?
4.
of or pertaining to the act of drinking, especially the drinking of alcohol: a drinking companion.
noun
5.
habitual and excessive consumption of alcohol: His drinking caused him to lose his job.

Origin:
1125–75; Middle English; see drink, -ing2, -ing1

undrinking, adjective
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drinking
c.1200, drinkinge, from drink (v.). Drinking problem "alcoholism" is from 1957; earlier was drinking habit (1899).
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