1 given to indulging in alcohol.
2 resulting from drunkenness.
3 a drunk. b suffering from the effects of drunkenness.
crapulence n. crapulous adj.
Etymology: LL crapulentus very drunk f. L crapula inebriation f. Gk kraipale drunken headache

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  • crapulent — index gluttonous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • crapulent — 1650s, from L. crapulentus very drunk, from crapula excessive drinking (see CRAPULOUS (Cf. crapulous)). Related: Crapulence …   Etymology dictionary

  • crapulent — crapulence, crapulency, n. /krap yeuh leuhnt/, adj. sick from gross excess in drinking or eating. [1650 60; < LL crapulentus drunk, deriv. of L crapula drunkenness < Gk kraipále drunkenness, a hangover; see ENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • crapulent — adjective Of or pertaining to crapulence. Syn: crapulous …   Wiktionary

  • crapulent — crap·u·lent (krapґu lənt) [L. crapulentus drunken] due to excess in eating or drinking; see hyperalimentation …   Medical dictionary

  • crapulent — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Stupefied, excited, or muddled with alcoholic liquor: besotted, crapulous, drunk, drunken, inebriate, inebriated, intoxicated, sodden, tipsy. Informal: cock eyed, stewed. Slang: blind, bombed, boozed, boozy,… …   English dictionary for students

  • crapulent — adj. sick, nauseous (due to excessive drinking or eating) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • crapulent — [ krapjʊl(ə)nt] adjective literary relating to the drinking of alcohol or drunkenness. Derivatives crapulence noun crapulous adjective Origin C17: from late L. crapulentus very drunk , from L. crapula inebriation …   English new terms dictionary

  • crapulent — crap·u·lent …   English syllables

  • crapulent — 1. Illness caused by overeating 2. Eating and drink too much …   Grandiloquent dictionary

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