1. Alcohol. It's been a rough week—let's go to the bar for some alky.
2. One who is often drunk; an alcoholic. That guy's a real alky—I wish he would get some help.
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alchyand alkie and alky (ˈælki)
1. n. alcohol; an alcoholic beverage. The crooks stole most of the alchy from the bar at the club. My great-grandfather made his own “alky” during prohibition.
2. n. a drunkard. You see alchy after alchy all up and down Maxwell Street.
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