Drinking-bout

  • 1drinking bout — noun a long period of drinking • Hypernyms: ↑drink, ↑drinking, ↑boozing, ↑drunkenness, ↑crapulence * * * drinking bout noun • • • Main Entry: ↑drink * * * …

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  • 2drinking-bout — noun A period of drinking, especially one involving intensive alcohol consumption. The poet Dylan Thomas, a regular, died after a drinking bout there in 1953 …

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  • 3drinking bout — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. debauch, spree, bacchanalia, carousal, bender*, binge*, tear*, drunk*, jag*, toot*; see also orgy …

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  • 4drinking-bout — n. Carouse, carousal, revel, revelry, jollification, bacchanals, saturnalia, debauch, compotation, wassail, orgies, spree (colloq.) …

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  • 5drinking bout — n spree, fling, carouse, carousal, revel, revelry, wassail, celebration, Scot. randy; orgy, debauch, saturnalia; drunk, potation, compotation, guzzle, drunken carousal or revelry, bacchanal, bacchanalia; All Sl. binge, bender, bust, toot, tear,… …

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  • 6Bout — Bout, n. [A different spelling and application of bought bend.] [1913 Webster] 1. As much of an action as is performed at one time; a going and returning, as of workmen in reaping, mowing, etc.; a turn; a round. [1913 Webster] In notes with many… …

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  • 7bout — [ baut ] noun count 1. ) a short period when you are sick or you feel unhappy: bout with: Barry has endured bouts with lung and throat cancer. bout of: a bout of flu/depression/homesickness a ) a short period when you do something a lot or… …

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  • 8bout — [baut] n [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: bout one trip up the field and back in plowing (16 19 centuries), from bought bending (14 17 centuries)] 1.) a bout of depression/flu/sickness etc a short period of time during which you suffer from an illness 2 …

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  • 9bout — UK [baʊt] / US noun [countable] Word forms bout : singular bout plural bouts 1) a) a short period when you are ill or you feel unhappy bout of: a bout of flu/depression/homesickness b) a short period when you do something a lot or something… …

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  • 10drinking — noun 1. the act of consuming liquids (Freq. 10) • Syn: ↑imbibing, ↑imbibition • Derivationally related forms: ↑imbibe (for: ↑imbibition), ↑imbibe ( …

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  • 11bout — noun (C) 1 a bout of flu/nausea/depression etc a short period of time during which you suffer from an illness 2 a short period of time during which you do something a lot, especially something that is bad for you: After a near fatal drinking bout …

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  • 12bout — Synonyms and related words: Chinese boxing, Olympic games, Olympics, arsis, bacchanal, bacchanalia, bacchanalian, bat, beat, bender, binge, boxing, boxing match, bust, carousal, carouse, celebration, chance, circle, circuit, close fighting,… …

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  • 13bout — n 1. boxing match, prizefight, spar, fist fight; trial, trial of strength, test, contest, duel; match, meet, tilt, joust; conflict, fight, clash, scuffle, tussle, scrap, fisticuffs, exchange of blows, Inf. set to. 2. turn, round, inning, Inf. go …

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  • 14bout — 1540s, from M.E. bught, probably from an unrecorded O.E. variant of byht a bend, from P.Gmc. *bukhta . Sense evolved from a circuit of any kind (as of a plow) to a round at any kind of exercise (1570s), a round at fighting (1590s), a fit of… …

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  • 15bout — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ bad, nasty, prolonged, serious, severe ▪ I got a bad bout of flu last winter. (BrE) ▪ I got a bad bout of the flu last winter. (AmE) …

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  • 16drinking — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ binge, excessive, heavy ▪ the health problems associated with heavy drinking ▪ moderate ▪ teen (AmE), underage …

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  • 17drinking — n. 1) excessive; hard, heavy drinking 2) a bout of drinking * * * [ drɪŋkɪŋ] hard heavydrinking about of excessive …

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  • 18bout — n. (often foll. by of) 1 a a limited period (of intensive work or exercise). b a drinking session. c a period (of illness) (a bout of flu). 2 a a wrestling or boxing match. b a trial of strength. Etymology: 16th c.: app. the same as obs. bought… …

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  • 19bout — baÊŠt n. session; fit of illness or drinking; athletic match …

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  • 20Binge Drinking — Troubles de l ordre public à Stonehenge au cours d une beuverie. Le binge drinking, anglicisme que l on peut traduire par hyperalcoolisation, intoxication alcoolique aiguë[1], alcool …

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