Crapulous

Pronunciation: [ krap-yuh-luhs ]

Definition: adjective

given to or characterized by gross excess in drinking or eating

Origin: Mid 16th century; Latin

Etymology: Latin crapulosus, crapula ‘excessive drinking, inebriation, intoxication'


Usage:

Synonyms:

  • besotted

  • buzzed

  • drunken

  • inebriated

  • intoxicated

  • loaded

  • plastered

  • smashed

Antonyms:

  • sober

  • straight

Example: Barry was a little too crapulous to register what had happened.

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