imbibing imbibing

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of consuming liquids

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. One approach to reckless imbibing gaining currency among college administrators is unconventional and even counterintuitive.
  2. Europe is already the heaviest-imbibing region in the world, with alcohol consumption per head over twice the world average 11 L of pure alcohol per year.
  3. The problem: that imbibing bloated him like a balloon.

News

  1. Craft Cocktail Bars In and Around Washington, D.C.

    The craft cocktail is making a comeback, or perhaps it's finally coming to the forefront. In either case, all around the Washington, D.C., metro area, you'll find creative cocktails and libations to suit every taste, along with bars and restaurants that have created entire experiences around the art of imbibing. When you're looking for something beyond the gin and tonic your favorite ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! News

  2. 35 Percent of Designated Drivers Drink, Study Finds

    A new study of designated drivers finds 35 percent of them drink. Many imbibing designated drivers have blood-alcohol levels high enough to impair their driving, researchers from the University of Florida report.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Join Together Online

Quotes

  1. Dushku tells WENN, "I don't drink, which has been a big question mark for people. It's like, 'You did a movie about wine and you don't drink at all?' I play a bartender in the film and the bartender is not supposed to be imbibing while on duty, so I...
    on Aug 10, 2008 By: Eliza Dushku Source: Contactmusic.com

  2. "This will go a long way in imbibing a sense of discipline and responsiveness amongst children to enable them to contribute substantially in nation building," said Dikshit.
    on Jan 25, 2009 By: Sheila Dikshit Source: Hindu

  3. "What I want to do is take everything that has made me who I am, imbibing the sixties, seventies, punk bands, Britpop, hip hop, this quite unique musical journey that sometimes feels like it's been back to front, being a producer then a pop...
    on Feb 9, 2010 By: Ian Broudie Source: Pollstar (blog)

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engender engender
/ɛn ˈdʒɛn dər /