Drunk

Drunk

1. Intoxicated with, or as with, strong drink; inebriated; drunken; never used attributively, but always predicatively; as, the man is drunk (not, a drunk man). Be not drunk with wine, where in is excess. (Eph. V. 18) Drunk with recent prosperity. (Macaulay)

2. Drenched or saturated with moisture or liquid. I will make mine arrows drunk with blood. (Deut. Xxxii. 42)

Origin: oe. Dronke, drunke, dronken, drunken, as. Druncen. Orig. The same as drunken, p. P. Of drink. See drink.


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