drunkenly drunkenly

Definition(s):

  • (adv) showing effects of much strong drink

Usage(s):

  1. We did not so much march toward the environmental precipice as drunkenly reel there, snapping at the scientific scolds who told us we had a problem.
  2. Outside, two young men square off drunkenly but stop when a police van glides by.
  3. The 9,577-ton tanker canted drunkenly but did not entirely sink.

News

  1. Sheriff: Gautier man tied to home burglary hours after public drunkenness arrest

    A Gautier man was arrested today after authorities say he drunkenly broke into a home.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Mississippi Press

  2. Police: Woman repeatedly called 911

    EAST FREEDOM - A Freedom Township woman faces multiple charges after police said she drunkenly called 911 operators 19 times in less than an hour, shouting homophobic slurs and blasting music, according to an affidavit.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Altoona Mirror

  3. Police and fire report: Man tased, arrested

    MAN ARRESTED AT RESTAURANT: Battle Creek police said a man, 23, had to be tased and arrested after drunkenly arguing with employees at H2O Restaurant, 315 Columbia Avenue, at 12:02 a.m. Saturday.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Battle Creek Enquirer

Quotes

  1. "Gary and I were drunkenly singing together in a bar the other night and he said I should come and sing with them at the Albert Hall," Corden added. "I was so sure he wouldn't remember I said yes, and before I knew it I was getting calls...
    on Nov 26, 2009 By: James Corden Source: BBC News

  2. As Leo Tolstoy said, "Attack me, I do this myself, but attack me rather than the path I follow and which I point out to anyone who asks me where I think it lies. If I know the way and am walking along it drunkenly, is it any less the right way...
    on Feb 23, 2010 By: Leo Tolstoy Source: Gather.com

  3. "He's an official toddler doing the drunken, you know, walking around with the bottle in his hand, drunkenly," Stiller said of Quinn. "He likes to move and he does all the cliché boy things. Loves cars. It's great."
    on Dec 21, 2006 By: Ben Stiller Source: CBS News

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