"booze" Definition

  1. drink. _Ancient Cant_, BOWSE. BOOZE, or SUCK-CASA, a public-house.
  2. to drink, or more properly, to use another slang term, to “lush,” viz., to drink continually, until drunk, or nearly so. The term is an old one. _Harman_, in Queen Elizabeth’s days, speaks of “BOUSING (or boozing) and belly-cheere.” _Massinger_ also speaks of BOUSE. The term was good English in the fourteenth century, and came from the _Dutch_, BUYZEN, to tipple.

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Position in the dictionary: 294 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: boozing-ken, boozy, bore, bos-ken, bosh, bosh-faker, bosky, bosman, boss-eyed, bostruchyzer
Previous words in the dictionary: boon-companion, boom-passenger, boom, books, bookmaker’s pocket, booked, book, booby-trap, bonnet, boniface

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