boozehound

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boozehound

slang One who is apt to drink alcohol often and excessively; an alcoholic. "Booze" is a slang term for alcohol derived from the Middle Dutch word busen, meaning "to drink to excess." Geez, if we go to the bar a third time this week, we're gonna look like a couple of boozehounds!
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MARTIN SHAW offers a compelling portrait of a booze hound trying to make a comeback in The Country Girl.