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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Past participle of bedrink

AdjectiveEdit

bedrunken (comparative more bedrunken, superlative most bedrunken)

  1. drunken, drunk.
    • 1895, William Morris (translator), Beowulf[1]:
      Full oft have they boasted with beer well bedrunken
    • 2006, Barbara Outland Baker, Arnold and Me: In the Shadow of the Austrian Oak[2]:
      A little bedrunken, we delved into the analysis of what it felt like to talk to my old boyfiend, now a candidate for governor.
    • 2010, Andy Duroe, In Desperate Search of the Lesser Spotted Pink Salamander from Ghangi Blah[3]:
      Normally he could whip all and sundry, but in his be-drunken state he had already survived several almost fatal bad beatings.

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Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Past participle from bedrinken. Cognate to Dutch bedronken.

AdjectiveEdit

bedrunken (comparative bedrunkener, superlative bedrunkenst)

  1. drunk, drunken

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