Part of speech: verb

To intoxicate.

Part of speech: noun

A habitual drunkard.

Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "inebriate":

  1. He was evidently a confirmed inebriate, though not at that time under the influence of liquor. - "Hector's Inheritance or The Boys of Smith Institute", Horatio Alger.
  2. Who knows its author, or when it was written, or can quote the line before or after " the cups That cheer, but not inebriate"? - "The Little Tea Book", Arthur Gray.
  3. Let us leave the bar- room of the " Sickle and Sheaf," and its cold- hearted inmates, and look in upon the family of Joe Morgan, and see how it is in the home of the poor inebriate. - "Ten Nights in a Bar Room", T. S. Arthur.