drinker Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “drinker” in the English Dictionary

"drinker" in British English

See all translations

drinkernoun [C]

uk   /ˈdrɪŋ.kər/  us   /-kɚ/

drinker noun [C] (ALCOHOL)

someone who ​drinksalcohol: He's a heavy/​light drinker (= ​drinks/does not ​drink a lot of ​alcohol). I'm not much of a drinker (= I don't ​drink much ​alcohol).

drinker noun [C] (LIQUID)

someone who ​drinks a ​particulardrink: I'm a ​tea drinker ​mostly - I don't like ​coffee.
(Definition of drinker from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"drinker" in American English

See all translations

drinkernoun [C]

 us   /ˈdrɪŋ·kər/

drinker noun [C] (PERSON WHO DRINKS)

a ​person who ​drinks (a ​statedtype of ​liquid): a ​coffee drinker

drinker noun [C] (ALCOHOLIC)

a ​person who ​drinksliquids that ​containalcohol, esp. ​regularly
(Definition of drinker from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “drinker”
in Chinese (Simplified) 酒精, 喝酒的人,饮酒者…
in Turkish ayyaş, içkici, akşamcı…
in Russian пьяница…
in Chinese (Traditional) 酒精, 喝酒的人,飲酒者…
in Polish pijący, pijak…
What is the pronunciation of drinker?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“drinker” in British English

“drinker” in American English

Word of the Day


showing no fear of dangerous or difficult things

Word of the Day

Calling occupants of interplanetary craft
Calling occupants of interplanetary craft
by Colin McIntosh,
December 01, 2015
Are you a fan of shows like Doctor Who and Star Trek? Both shows have been around since the 1960s, and, not surprisingly, have generated some of their own vocabulary, some of which has now entered the Cambridge English Dictionary. The phenomenon of fandom, meaning “the state of being a fan of

Read More 

conversational user interface noun
conversational user interface noun
November 30, 2015
a computer interface that provides information to users in normal, conversational speech in response to spoken requests Nearly every major tech company—from Amazon to Intel to Microsoft to Google—is chasing the sort of conversational user interface that Kaplan and his colleagues at PARC imagined decades ago.

Read More