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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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Gone were the days of the grouchy, unfulfilled booze-hound; in rolled the year of the revitalised riding genius who finally landed the title his talents so richly deserved.
Bruce Mackinnon is also back as poloshirt wearing, moon-walk dancing suitor Sir Andrew Aguecheek and he joins Nicholas Day's booze-hound Sir Toby Belch and Kevin Monagle as money-loving Feste for some serious drinking sessions.
We are not used to seeing him as a booze-hound university graduate with a party-trick of telepathically sensing what a girl's favourite drink is and using the knowledge to chat her up.
BOOZE-HOUND Alan Tate has vowed to give up going on benders after suffering the mother of all hangovers.
Pic is in essence three different movies layered on top of one another : They all involve a 17-year-old working-class kid who competes at judo, gets into an emotionally awkward menage a trois with his g.f., and deals with his neurotic mom and booze-hound dad.
Though Edgar Allan Poe ends up sounding a lot like Jerry Lee Lewis--a booze-hound who married his 13-year-old cousin--these kids speak confidently, in paragraphs.
For a start, legendary booze-hound Dean Martin was actually the most stay-at-home of the infamous Rat Pack in America.