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drunkenadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈdrʌŋ.kən/  us   /ˈdrʌŋ.kən/ disapproving
A drunken ​person is (often) under the ​influence of ​alcohol: She was ​convicted of ​murdering her drunken and ​allegedlyviolenthusband. The ​squarefilled up with drunken ​baseballfans.
used to ​describe a ​situation in which a lot of ​alcohol has been ​drunk: a drunken brawl He came ​home and ​fell into a drunken stupor (= ​sleep).
drunkenly
adverb uk   /ˈdrʌŋ.kən.li/  us   /ˈdrʌŋ.kən.li/
He ​staggered drunkenly toward the ​door.
drunkenness
noun [U] uk   /ˈdrʌŋ.kən.nəs/  us   /ˈdrʌŋ.kən.nəs/
(Definition of drunken from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"drunken" in American English

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drunkenadjective

 us   /ˈdrʌŋ·kən/
under the ​influence of ​alcohol, or a ​situation in which a lot of ​alcohol has been ​drunk
drunkenness
noun [U]  us   /ˈdrʌŋ·kən·nəs/
(Definition of drunken from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “drunken”
in Chinese (Simplified) 常醉酒的, 醉醺醺的, 酗酒的…
in Turkish içkili, sarhoş…
in Russian пьяный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 常醉酒的, 醉醺醺的, 酗酒的…
in Polish pijany, pijacki…
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