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English definition of “the DTs”

the DTs

noun [plural] uk   /ˌdiːˈtiːz/ informal us  
abbreviation for delirium tremens: a physical condition, caused by drinking too much alcohol over a long period, in which you shake without being able to stop and see imaginary things: He's got a bad case of the DTs.
(Definition of the DTs from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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