ine·bri·ate /ɪnˈɪbrɪˌet/ 及物動詞
In·e·bri·ate, n. One who is drunk or intoxicated; esp., an habitual drunkard; as, an asylum for inebriates.
Some inebriates have their paroxysms of inebriety. --E. Darwin.
In·e·bri·ate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inebriated p. pr. & vb. n. Inebriating ]
1. To make drunk; to intoxicate.
That cheer but not inebriate. --Cowper.
2. Fig.: To disorder the senses of; to exhilarate or elate as if by spirituous drink; to deprive of sense and judgment; also, to stupefy.
The inebriating effect of popular applause. --Macaulay.
In·e·bri·ate, v. i. To become drunk. [Obs.]
In·e·bri·ate a. Intoxicated; drunk; habitually given to drink; stupefied.
Thus spake Peter, as a man inebriate and made drunken with the sweetness of this vision, not knowing what he said. --Udall.
n : a chronic drinker [syn: drunkard, drunk, rummy, sot]
v 1: fill with sublime emotion; tickle pink (exhilarate is
obsolete in this usage); "The children were thrilled at
the prospect of going to the movies"; "He was inebriated
by his phenomenal success" [syn: exhilarate, thrill,
2: make drunk (with alcoholic drinks) [syn: intoxicate, soak]
3: become drunk or drink excessively [syn: souse, soak, hit