from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Hard liquor.
- n. An alcoholic beverage.
- n. A drinking spree.
- intransitive v. To drink alcoholic beverages excessively or chronically.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any alcoholic beverage.
- v. To drink alcohol.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To drink greedily or immoderately, esp. alcoholic liquor; to tipple.
- n. A carouse; a drinking.
- n. any alcoholic beverage, especially a strong beverage such as whiskey.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To drink deeply, especially with a boon companion and to partial intoxication; guzzle liquor; tipple, Also bouse, bouze, bowse.
- n. Liquor; drink.
- n. A drinking-bout; a spree.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. consume alcohol
- n. an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
Alteration of obsolete bouse, from Middle English bousen, to drink to excess, from Middle Dutch būsen.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Alteration of bowse. (Wiktionary)