1. suffering from excessive eating or drinking

crapulent sleep


a crapulous stomach

Syn: ↑crapulent
Similar to: ↑gluttonous
Derivationally related forms: ↑crapulence, ↑crapulence (for: ↑crapulent)
2. given to gross intemperance in eating or drinking

a crapulous old reprobate

Similar to: ↑gluttonous
Derivationally related forms: ↑crapulence

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  • crapulous — 1530s, sick from too much drinking, from L. crapula, from Gk. kraipale hangover, drunken headache, nausea from debauching. The Romans used it for drunkenness itself. English has used it in both senses …   Etymology dictionary

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  • crapulous — adjective Etymology: Late Latin crapulosus, from Latin crapula intoxication, from Greek kraipalē Date: 1536 1. marked by intemperance especially in eating or drinking 2. sick from excessive indulgence in liquor …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • crapulous — crapulously, adv. crapulousness, n. /krap yeuh leuhs/, adj. 1. given to or characterized by gross excess in drinking or eating. 2. suffering from or due to such excess. [1530 40; < LL crapulosus. See CRAPULENT, OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • crapulous — adjective a) Characterized by excessive eating or drinking. b) Suffering physically from the consequences of excessive eating or drinking. Syn: crapulent, debauched, intemperate See Also: crapula …   Wiktionary

  • crapulous — crap·u·lous krap yə ləs adj 1) marked by intemperance esp. in eating or drinking 2) sick from excessive indulgence in liquor * * * crap·u·lous (krapґu ləs) crapulent …   Medical dictionary

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

  • crapulous — adj. tending to eat or drink to excess …   English contemporary dictionary

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