English version

booze

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Drink
boozebooze1 /buːz/ noun [singular, uncountable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š informalDFD alcoholic drink πŸ”Š a bottle of boozeon the booze πŸ”Š He’s been on the booze (=drinking too much alcohol) for five days.off the booze πŸ”Š My husband is now off the booze (=no longer drinking too much alcohol) and he is a different person.
Examples from the Corpus
boozeβ€’ The prince is known for his love of women, gambling, and booze.β€’ He was drowning himself in booze and self-pity.β€’ Louise looks like a waif and has indulged in more booze and cigarettes than she should have.β€’ The combination of booze and drugs made him violent.β€’ Listen, I have quite a lot of booze.β€’ And that would mostly have gone on booze and horses.β€’ The doctor told Jimmy to stay off the booze for a while.β€’ Anton smelled the booze on Parker.β€’ Jack led Rothstein and friend to the West Side garage where the booze truck was parked.β€’ The booze would help him sleep better.off the boozeβ€’ We must lay off the booze even during Holy Communion.
boozebooze2 verb [intransitive] informal πŸ”Š πŸ”Š to drink alcohol, especially a lot of it πŸ”Š He went out boozing with his mates after work.
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