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Definition of "intoxicant" [in•tox•i•cant]

  • An agent that intoxicates, especially an alcoholic beverage. (noun)

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 "intoxicant" in a sentence
  • "Another intoxicant is “Sabzi,” dried hemp-leaves, poppy-seed, cucumber heed, black pepper and cardamoms rubbed down in a mortar with a wooden pestle, and made drinkable by adding milk, ice-cream, etc."
  • "The airline also adopts rigorous medical checks for any long-term intoxicant-related dependence, which is a special type of testing that is currently not adopted by any other Middle East commercial airline."
  • "The man driving the Ford Fusion would be required to give a blood sample to test for any intoxicant, which is standard procedure in wrecks potentially involving a death, McCullor said."