Inebriate definition

ĭn-ēbrē-āt
To excite; exhilarate.
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Intoxicated.
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To exhilarate or stupefy.
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An intoxicated person.
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To make drunk; intoxicate.
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Drunk; intoxicated.
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A drunken person, esp. a drunkard.
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A person who is intoxicated, especially one who is habitually drunk.
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To cause to be drunk; to intoxicate.
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(figuratively) To disorder the senses of; to exhilarate, elate or stupefy as if by spirituous drink.
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(intransitive) To become drunk.

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To make drunk; intoxicate.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
inebriate
Plural:
inebriates

Origin of inebriate

  • Latin inēbriāre inēbriāt- in- intensive pref. in–2 ēbriāre to intoxicate (from ēbrius drunk egwh- in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin inebriare, from ebrius, drunk

    From Wiktionary