drinkingnoun [ U ]uk /ˈdrɪŋ.kɪŋ/ us /ˈdrɪŋ.kɪŋ/
drinking noun [ U ] (ALCOHOL)
- In the end, it was the continual drinking that was his downfall.
- The government is clamping down on teenage drinking.
- I had to give up drinking for health reasons.
- The police are trying to stop out-of-hours drinking.
- The eating, drinking and partying went on late into the night.