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запой

RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From за- (za-) +‎ пить (pitʹ), "drinking with abandon"

NounEdit

запо́й (zapójm inan

  1. binge, bout, drinking bout (recurring drunkenness due to a pathological craving for alcoholic drink; a period of continuous drunkenness)
    недельный запой — week-long binge
    частые запои — frequent binges
  2. booze
  3. (by extension) binge (without stopping, in immoderate quantities; with unbridled enthusiasm)
    курить запоем — have a smoking binge
    читать запоем — have a reading binge
DeclensionEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

From за- (za-) +‎ петь (petʹ), "begin to sing"

VerbEdit

запой (zapój)

  1. Imperative singular of запеть (zapetʹ)