drinking

DEFINITIONS OF: drinking

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n the act of consuming liquids

Synonyms:
imbibing, imbibition
Types:
gulping, guzzling, swilling
the drinking of large mouthfuls rapidly
potation
the act of drinking (especially an alcoholic drink)
Type of:
consumption, ingestion, intake, uptake
the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)

n the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess

Synonyms:
boozing, crapulence, drink, drunkenness
Types:
drinking bout
a long period of drinking
Type of:
intemperance, intemperateness
consumption of alcoholic drinks
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