how to pronounce drunken


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drunken is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of drunken in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… lot of drunken Dan heavily indebted …”

meanings of drunken


  1. Given to habitual excessive use of alcohol.
  2. Saturated with liquid.
  3. Drunk, in the state of intoxication after having drunk an alcoholic beverage.
  4. Characterized by or resulting from drunkenness.
  5. Applied to various spicy stir-fried dishes in Asian cuisine.


  1. To make or become drunk or drunken; intoxicate.
  2. Past participle of drink.

drunken frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word drunken occurs in english on average 8.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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