alky
abbreviation alkalinity

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • alky — abbr alkalinity …   Medical dictionary

  • alky — [al′kē] n. pl. alkies [< ALC(OHOLIC) + Y1] Slang an alcoholic …   English World dictionary

  • alky — /al kee/, n., pl. alkies. Slang. 1. an alcoholic. 2. alcohol. [1840 50; resp. of ALC(OHOL) + Y2] * * * …   Universalium

  • alky — n. (Slang) alkie, alcoholic, one who is addicted to alcohol, drunkard …   English contemporary dictionary

  • alky — (also alkie) noun (plural alkies) informal an alcoholic …   English new terms dictionary

  • alky — al·ky …   English syllables

  • alky — al•ky [[t]ˈæl ki[/t]] n. pl. kies. Slang. 1) cvb sts an alcoholic 2) cvb sts alcohol • Etymology: 1840 …   From formal English to slang

  • alky — /ˈælki/ (say alkee) Colloquial –noun 1. an alcoholic. –adjective 2. alcoholic. Also, alkie …   Australian English dictionary

  • alky — Go to alchy …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • alky — noun a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually • Syn: ↑alcoholic, ↑dipsomaniac, ↑boozer, ↑lush, ↑soaker, ↑souse • Derivationally related forms: ↑souse (for …   Useful english dictionary

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