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booze

  

Informal  
      n  
1    alcoholic drink  
2    a drinking bout or party  
      vb  
3    usually intr   to drink (alcohol), esp. in excess  
     (C13: from Middle Dutch busen)  
  boozed      adj  
  boozing      n  


booze-up  
      n     (Brit., Austral., and N.Z.)  
slang   a drinking spree  
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booze

  

      n  
1    alcohol, drink, firewater, grog     (informal, chiefly Austral. & N.Z.)   hooch or hootch     (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.)   intoxicant, John Barleycorn, juice     (informal)   liquor, spirits, strong drink, the bottle     (informal)   the hard stuff     (informal)  
2    bevvy     (dialect)   booze-up     (Brit., Austral. & N.Z. slang)   drink, sesh     (slang)   session     (informal)   wet     (informal)  
      vb  
3    bevvy     (dialect)   carouse, drink, drink like a fish, get drunk, get plastered, get soused, get tanked up     (informal)   go on a binge or bender     (informal)   hit the booze or bottle     (informal)   imbibe, indulge, tipple, tope  

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