Synonyms of drunk in English:


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1‘they went to a pub and got drunk’


intoxicated, inebriated, drunken, befuddled, incapable, tipsy, the worse for drink, under the influence, maudlin

blind drunk, dead drunk, rolling drunk, roaring drunk, drunk as a lord, as drunk as a lord, drunk as a skunk, as drunk as a skunk

sottish, tippling, toping, gin-soaked

informal tight, merry, the worse for wear, woozy, pie-eyed, three sheets to the wind, two sheets to the wind, under the table, plastered, smashed, wrecked, sloshed, soused, well oiled, sozzled, blotto, blitzed, canned, stewed, pickled, tanked, tanked up, soaked, bombed, hammered, blasted, off one's face, out of one's head, out off one's head, out of one's skull, wasted, wired, in one's cups, reeling, cock-eyed, zonked, guttered, fuddled, stinko, ratted

British informal legless, steaming, bevvied, paralytic, Brahms and Liszt, half cut, out of it, having had a skinful, bladdered, trolleyed, well away, squiffy, tiddly, out of one's box, having had one over the eight, cut, steamed, mullered, slaughtered, lashed

British vulgar slang pissed, as pissed as a fart, as pissed as a newt, rat-arsed, arseholed

Scottish informal fou

North American informal loaded, trashed, crock, juiced, sauced, squiffed, swacked, strung out, liquored up, out of one's gourd, in the bag, zoned, blitzed, ripped

Australian Scottish informal full

NZ Australian North American informal shickered, shot

NZ Australian informal grogged up, as full as a goog, inked

NZ informal munted

South African informal lekker

euphemistic tired and emotional

dated, informal stoned, lit up, as tight as a tick

British dated, informal half seas over, pixilated

British offensive, informal monged, monged out

archaic sotted, besotted, foxed, screwed

rare crapulent, crapulous, inebriate, bibulous, ebrious, ebriose, ebriate




1‘a drunk lay slumped against a wall’


drunkard, inebriate, drinker, imbiber, tippler, sot

heavy drinker, hard drinker, serious drinker, problem drinker

alcoholic, dipsomaniac, chronic alcoholic, alcohol abuser, alcohol addict, person with a drink problem

informal boozer, soak, lush, wino, alky, sponge, elbow-bender, barfly, tosspot

US informal juicehead

NZ Australian informal hophead, metho

archaic toper

vulgar slang pisshead, piss artist