Definition for DRUNK

DRUNK, a. [from drunken. See Drink.]

  1. Intoxicated; inebriated; overwhelmed or overpowered by spirituous liquor; stupefied or inflamed by the action of spirit on the stomach and brain. It is brutish to be drunk. Be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess. – St. Paul.
  2. Drenched, or saturated with moisture or liquor. I will make my arrows drunk with blood. – Deut. xxxii. Note. Drunk was formerly used as the participle of drink; as, he had drunk wine. But in modern usage, drank has taken its place; and drunk is now used chiefly as an adjective.

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