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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The idea that those people visiting a racecourse can be divided neatly into two groups, racing cognoscenti studying the runners in the paddock and hardened boozehounds getting hammered in the bars with no intersection between the pair is nonsense.
Speaking of the dark arts, the MoonGoddess--found in the "Boozehounds" section--is a delightfully tasty witch's brew of blended Green Chartreuse, lime and gin.
Buses wouldn't stop--they were either too full, or the drivers were wary of picking up dozens of boozehounds. DiPino came up with a solution: Find two or three buses, staff them with police officers and give the drunks a ride home.
Hundreds of beard-clad boozehounds took part in SantaCon's annual pub crawl to raise cash for charity.
Sinatra's heartbreaking "Willow Weep for Me" no more redeems right-wing, skirt-chasing boozehounds as a group than the Cantos redeem right-wing, paranoiac racists (redundant, that).