booze (bz) Slang
a. Hard liquor.
b. An alcoholic beverage.
2. A drinking spree.
intr.v. boozed, booz·ing, booz·es
To drink alcoholic beverages excessively or chronically.
[Alteration of obsolete bouse, from Middle English bousen, to drink to excess, from Middle Dutch būsen.]
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