booze


booze
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American English homophones. 2014.

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  • booze — [bu:z] n [singular, U] [Date: 1200 1300; : Middle Dutch; Origin: Middle Flemish busen] informal alcoholic drink ▪ a bottle of booze on the booze ▪ He s been on the booze (=drinking too much alcohol) for five days. off the booze ▪ My husband is… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Booze — is an informal term for an alcoholic beverage. However, it can also refer to:;Place *Booze, North Yorkshire, an English hamlet;People *Bea Booze (1920 1975), American jazz singer *Tyrone Booze (born 1959), American boxer *William Samuel Booze… …   Wikipedia

  • Booze — ist der Familienname folgender Personen Bea Booze (1920–1975), US amerikanische Rhythm and Blues und Jazzsängerin Tyrone Booze (* 1959), US amerikanischer Boxer William Samuel Booze (1862–1933), US amerikanischer Politiker Diese Seite ist eine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Booze —    Booze, meaning an alcoholic drink, is a barroom term not found in the vocabulary of the genteel. Yet for centuries it enjoyed credentials that made it, in one form or another, a commonplace word in the English language. With time, however, it… …   Dictionary of eponyms

  • booze-up — booze ups N COUNT In Britain, a booze up is a party or other social gathering where people drink a lot of alcohol. [INFORMAL] ...a booze up in the nurses home. Syn: bender …   English dictionary

  • Booze — (b[=oo]z), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Boozed} (b[=oo]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Boozing}.] [D. buizen; akin to G. bausen, and perh. fr. D. buis tube, channel, bus box, jar.] To drink greedily or immoderately, esp. alcoholic liquor; to tipple. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Booze — Booze, n. 1. A carouse; a drinking. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. any alcoholic beverage, especially a strong beverage such as whiskey. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • booze — by 1768, to drink a lot (v.), variant of M.E. bouse (c.1300), from M.Du. busen to drink heavily, related to M.H.G. bus (intrans.) to swell, inflate, of unknown origin. The noun is recorded by 1821, perhaps 1714; reinforced by name of Philadelphia …   Etymology dictionary

  • booze — booze; booze·hound; …   English syllables

  • booze-up — ooze up n. an occasion for heavy drinking. Syn: bust, tear, bender, binge, toot. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • booze-up — n BrE old fashioned informal a party where people drink a lot of alcohol …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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