escabiador

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From escabiar (to drink booze, get drunk) +‎ -dor, from escabio (booze) from vernacular Italian scabio, scabi (wine), from Ligurian scabbio and Lombard scabbi.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /eskabjaˈdoɾ/, [eskaβjaˈðoɾ]
  • Hyphenation: es‧ca‧bia‧dor

AdjectiveEdit

escabiador (feminine singular escabiadora, masculine plural escabiadores, feminine plural escabiadoras) (Argentina, Uruguay, lunfardo, slang, colloquial)

  1. given to boozing, drinking heavily; excessively consuming alcoholic beverages; frequently drunken, boozy, bibulous, sottish
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:borracho

NounEdit

escabiador m (plural escabiadores, feminine escabiadora, feminine plural escabiadoras) (Argentina, Uruguay, lunfardo, slang, colloquial)

  1. boozer, drunkard, inebriate; one who drinks alcohol to excess; alcoholic, boozehound, drunk, sot, wino; a heavy drinker who is habitually intoxicated with alcohol
    Synonyms: alcohólico, bebedor, beberrón, borrachín, tomador

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