In·tox·i·cate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Intoxicated p. pr. & vb. n. Intoxicating.]
1. To poison; to drug.
2. To make drunk; to inebriate; to excite or to stupefy by strong drink or by a narcotic substance.
With new wine inoxicated both. --Milton.
3. To excite to a transport of enthusiasm, frenzy, or madness; to elate unduly or excessively.
Intoxicated with the sound of those very bells. --G. Eliot.
They are not intoxicated by military success. --Jowett (Thuc.).
In·tox·i·ca·ting a. Producing intoxication; fitted to intoxicate; as, intoxicating liquors.
adj 1: able to intoxicate [syn: intoxicant]
2: extremely exciting as if by alcohol or a narcotic [syn: heady]