transitive verb-·at·ed, -·at·ing
- to make drunk; intoxicate
- to excite; exhilarate
Origin of inebriatefrom Classical Latin inebriatus, past participle of inebriare, to intoxicate from in-, intensive + ebriare, to make drunk from ebrius, drunk
transitive verbin·e·bri·at·ed, in·e·bri·at·ing, in·e·bri·ates
- To make drunk; intoxicate.
- To exhilarate or stupefy.
Origin of inebriateLatin inēbriāre inēbriāt- in- intensive pref. ; see in- 2. ēbriāre to intoxicate ( from ēbrius drunk ; see egwh- in Indo-European roots.)
(third-person singular simple present inebriates, present participle inebriating, simple past and past participle inebriated)
From Latin inebriare, from ebrius, drunk