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Definition of "drunken" []

  • Delirious with or as if with strong drink; intoxicated. (adjective)
  • Habitually drunk. (adjective)
  • Of, involving, or occurring during intoxication: a drunken brawl. See Usage Note at drunk. (adjective)
  • Cooked with wine or another alcoholic beverage: drunken mushrooms. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "drunken" in a sentence
  • "Then, there was a promissory note that his son-in-law, who handles all of his business, took over to Anna Nicole, and she ripped it up in what he called a drunken rage."
  • "“What in the name of drunken hell is that?” says Clarence, pointing at Boland."
  • "I think I remember stumbling upon this truck late at night in drunken stupor and loving it."