from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that drinks.
- n. One who drinks alcoholic liquors, especially habitually or excessively: a hard drinker.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Agent noun of drink; someone or something that drinks.
- n. Someone who drinks alcoholic beverages on a regular basis, especially when to an extent that is likely to impair his or her well-being.
- n. A device from which animals can drink.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who drinks; ; also, one who drinks spirituous liquors to excess; a drunkard.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who drinks; particularly, one who drinks spirituous liquors habitually or to excess; a tippler.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
- n. a person who drinks liquids
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I would like your temperate drinker to pause, and reflect upon the fact, that the quantity of brandy or rum that he took at a drink, when he commenced this downhill course, has been gradually increased; so that in the second year, what had been quite sufficient to please his palate and produce all the desired effects in the first, was then insipidly small; and more so in the third year, if, mayhap, he could with any decency lay claim to the title of _temperate drinker_ so long.
Does he actually think a 270 lb soft drinker is going to stop drinking his Pepsi if it is taxed more?
Far worse than the controlled, steady drinker is the solitary drinker, and it was this that Daylight was developing into.
The decaf drinker is assumed by many roasters to be someone who doesn't care about flavor in the first place and will take what they get without complaint.
The average damage done by that can of beer to people other than its drinker is closer to a dollar.
But around campus, he became known as a drinker, smoker and partier.
His argument was that vodka is a neutral spirit and by definition is nearly indistinguishable from one brand to the next — and that consequently the "brand story" (including country of origin) is really all that separates a Grey Goose drinker from a Ketel One alkie.
A tired or unfit drinker is especially vulnerable to hangovers.
Had I been a gin drinker I would then have downed a full bottle and been an alcoholic within hours but instead all chains on plugs were removed and they still give me nightmares to this day.
Waitress cards drinker, is handed her own stolen ID