meaning of boozy

boozy meaning in General Dictionary

just a little intoxicated fuddled stupid with alcohol bousy

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  • directed at or marked because of the consumption of alcohol
  • slightly intoxicated; fuddled; stupid with alcohol; bousy.

boozy meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"inebriated," 1719, from booze + -y (2). It was among Benjamin Franklin's 225 synonyms for "drunk" posted in 1722. Associated: Boozily; booziness.

boozy meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Slightly intoxicated; fuddled; stupid with liquor; bousy.

Sentence Examples with the word boozy

But this was very far North, be it remembered, where beer agrees well with the constitution; upon the Equator, in our southern fishery, beer would be apt to make the harpooneer sleepy at the mast-head and boozy in his boat; and grievous loss might ensue to Nantucket and New Bedford.

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