Definition of drank in US English:

drank

verb

  • past of drink
    • ‘Melville wore a Stetson and drank Coca-Cola.’
    • ‘In 1997, 35 percent of coffee drinkers indicated they drank specialty coffees.’
    • ‘Some 70,000 guests drank, danced, listened to lectures or explored the museum on their own.’
    • ‘We drove around all day, doing interviews, and then ate and drank together in the evenings.’
    • ‘Among teens that already drank milk, consumption increased by 6 percent during that same time period.’
    • ‘He never smoked or drank.’
    • ‘The man said it was the burdock tea he made with the burrs and drank daily that kept him strong, and not sick a day in this life!’
    • ‘We learn that afterwards his marriage failed and that he drank heavily.’
    • ‘They talked and drank all night.’
    • ‘Students drank fruit juice for 10 weeks that had been fortified with either 10 mg or 20 mg of zinc or that had not been fortified at all.’

noun

US
informal
  • A drink, especially of an alcoholic beverage.

    ‘order a drank or two’
    ‘I went outside to take a drank’
    • ‘Come for dranks of the alcoholic variety, drinks of the non-alcoholic variety, vegan and non-vegan snacks.’
    • ‘Afterwards I usually have a few dranks for fun.’
    • ‘"Because you are business class show the café attendant your ticket stub and you get complimentary dranks."’
    • ‘If you are zipping down Ashland on your way home, presumably after a few dranks, have the cabbie make a quick pit stop.’
    • ‘Avoid the room with a view of the cafeteria, where "Buy U A Drank" is being blasted at 200 megawatts.’
    • ‘We had multiple servers attend to us (don't remember them now because of all the dranks!).’
    • ‘Bring your lady Thursday nights (dollar dranks from 10pm to 1am).’
    • ‘It generally gets crowded close to show time, but the bartenders are super attentive and get your dranks quickly.’
    • ‘I will come back repeatedly and guzzle dranks forever if you keep that pinball!’
    • ‘He turned the truck around, said, "Let's get us some dranks," and drove toward Ephron's Market.’

Pronunciation

drank

/dræŋk//draNGk/