1. Intoxicated with, or as with, strong drink; inebriated; drunken; never used attributively, but always predicatively; as, the man is drunk (not, a drunk man). "Be not drunk with wine, where in is excess." (Eph. V. 18) "Drunk with recent prosperity." (Macaulay)

2. Drenched or saturated with moisture or liquid. "I will make mine arrows drunk with blood." (Deut. Xxxii. 42)

Origin: OE. Dronke, drunke, dronken, drunken, AS. Druncen. Orig. The same as drunken, p. P. Of drink. See Drink.

(01 Mar 1998)