slang A drunkard. The old sozzler hasn't held down a steady job in nearly 30 years. I enjoy a stiff drink as much as the next person, but that doesn't make me a sozzler!
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n. a drunkard. The sozzler leaned against the tavern window. I thought he would break it.
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