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the DTsnoun [plural]

uk   us   /ˌdiːˈtiːz/ informal
abbreviation fordelirium tremens: a ​physicalcondition, ​caused by ​drinking too much ​alcohol over a ​longperiod, in which you ​shake without being ​able to ​stop and ​seeimaginary things: He got a ​badcase of the DTs.
(Definition of the DTs from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the DTs”
in Chinese (Simplified) (长期酗酒引起的)震颤性谵妄…
in Chinese (Traditional) (長期酗酒引起的)震顫性譫妄…
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