drinking drinking  /d ˈrɪŋ kɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of consuming liquids
  2. (n) the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess

Usage(s):

  1. A campaign to outlaw rowdy drinking games at colleges and in towns is growing, even targeting the video-game industry.
  2. As a college drinking game goes mainstream, young fans are calling it a sport while some campuses and towns consider it a danger.
  3. Europe's youth are drinking more, starting younger and doing it to get plastered.

News

  1. Chronic drinking + exposure to particulate matter dramatically decreases lung function

    ( Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research ) Alveolar macrophage (AM) function plays a critical role in protecting the lungs by removing particulates. Chronic drinking causes persistent oxidative stress in the lungs, leading to impaired AM function. A new rodent study shows that chronic drinking appears to intensify lung damage caused by particulate matter.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  2. Police: 33 arrested after underage drinking party in Concord

    Police broke up what they said was an underage drinking party early Sunday morning in Concord, leading to 33 arrests.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WMUR New Hampshire

  3. Louisiana Downs: Drinking Fund, off stakes win, drops into optional claimer

    Drinking Fund and Lillie Abbie were both stakes winners in their last starts, and both are surprise entrants in separate overnight races Thursday, between Louisiana Downs and Lone Star Park.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

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Quotes

  1. "I spoke to two friends of mine in Rotterdam and they were trying to explain what it is like," Van Persie said. "Holland is just upside down. It is unbelievable. Everybody is drinking, having fun, swimming in the canals. It is crazy. Everyone...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Robin van Persie Source: ESPN

  2. "I'll implement a strong rule next season that drinking is a no-no here," Redknapp told the Sun newspaper.
    on May 12, 2009 By: Harry Redknapp Source: BBC Sport

  3. "I remember college campuses when we had 18-year-old drinking ages, and I honestly believe we've made some progress," Shalala said in a telephone interview. "To just shift it back down to the high schools makes no sense at all."
    on Aug 18, 2008 By: Donna Shalala Source: TIME

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