HyperDic: drinking

English > 2 senses of the word drinking:
NOUNactdrinking, imbibing, imbibitionthe act of consuming liquids / liquids
actdrinking, drink, boozing, drunkenness, crapulencethe act of drinking / drinking alcoholic beverages to excess
drinking > pronunciation
Soundsdrih'ngkihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > drinking: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of consuming liquids / liquids.
Synonymsimbibing, imbibition
Narrowergulping, swilling, guzzlingThe drinking of large mouthfuls rapidly
potationThe act of drinking (especially an alcoholic drink)
Broaderconsumption, ingestion, intake, uptakeThe process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
Spanishbebida
Catalanbeguda
Verbsdrinktake in liquids / liquids
English > drinking: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of drinking / drinking alcoholic beverages to excess.
Synonymsdrink, boozing, drunkenness, crapulence
Narrowerdrinking boutA long period of drinking
Broaderintemperance, intemperatenessconsumption of alcoholic drinks
Spanishbeber, bebida
Catalanbeguda, beure, bevèrria
Verbsdrinkconsume alcohol
drinkdrink excessive amounts of alcohol

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