alchy

alky

slang
1. Alcohol. It's been a rough week—let's go to the bar for some alky. A: "Hey, you got any alky here?" B: "Eh, just some leftover beers." Boy, do I need some alky after that disastrous meeting!
2. One who is often drunk; an alcoholic. That guy's a real alky—I wish he would get some help. A: "It's fine, he said he's just going to have one drink." B: "Come on, you know an alky can't have just one drink!" I'm starting to worry that she's becoming an alky—I mean, everything she does revolves around alcohol.
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alchy

and 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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