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  • IPA(key): /ˈdɹɪŋkɪŋ/
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  1. present participle and gerund of drink

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drinking (plural drinkings)

  1. An act or session by which drink is consumed, especially alcoholic beverages.
    Some say drinking is a vice.
    • 1853, Susan Bogert Warner, The wide, wide world, page 372:
      At home there were other studies and much reading; many tea drinkings on the lawn, and even breakfastings, which she thought pleasanter still.

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