crapulous

[ krap-yuh-luhs ]

Part of Speech

adjective

Definition

given to or characterized by gross excess in drinking or eating

Origin + Etymology

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

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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