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Definition of "boozing" [booz•ing]

  • The act of drinking heavily. (noun)
  • Present participle of booze. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "boozing" in a sentence
  • "The ruffler, who found his representative in a very magnificently equipped, and by no means ill-favored knave, whose chin was decorated with a beard as lengthy and as black as Sultan Mahmoud's, together with the dexterous hooker, issued forth from the hovel which they termed their boozing ken, eager to catch a glimpse of the prince of the high-tobygloaks."
  • "Dr. John O'Brien Bell, the next president of the Canadian Medical Association, asks, "If I spend my dollars in boozing in the local pub, get involved in a punch-up in the car park, and arrive at the emergency department for investigation and repair, why should I expect you to be responsible for the cost of my escapade?""
  • "There are those, of course, who will tune in thinking they might get their Jimmy McNulty fix, that is, the boozing, authority-defying police detective that Mr. West played on the HBO series "The Wire," which ended in 2008 Stateside and was a huge hit in Britain."