drunk Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "drunk" - English Dictionary

See all translations

drunkverb

uk   us   /drʌŋk/
past participle of drink

drunkadjective [usually after verb]

uk   us   /drʌŋk/
B2 unable to speak or act in the usual way because of having had too much alcohol: I got completely drunk at my sister's wedding. I'd had a couple of glasses of wine but I certainly wasn't drunk. He came home last night blind (= extremely) drunk.drunk and disorderly specialized the crime of behaving badly in public after drinking too much alcoholdrunk with power having a strong and unreasonable feeling of being able to control other people
More examples

drunknoun [C]

uk   us   /drʌŋk/ (also drunkard) disapproving
a person who drinks large amounts of alcohol very often and is unable to stop
(Definition of drunk from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of drunk?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “drunk” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
athlete

a person who is very good at sports or physical exercise, especially one who competes in organized events

Word of the Day

When’s dinner? (Words for different meals)
When’s dinner? (Words for different meals)
by Kate Woodford,
July 22, 2015
Here at ‘About Words’ we’re always happy to get ideas for posts that we could write. A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on the language of meals and we thought this an excellent idea. If you are reading this post and have an idea for a topic or

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More