- intoxicated; drunk.
- given to drunkenness.
- pertaining to, caused by, or marked by intoxication: a drunken quarrel.
- intoxicated with or as if with alcohol
- frequently or habitually drunk
- (prenominal) caused by or relating to alcoholic intoxicationa drunken brawl
full form of the past participle of drunk. Meaning “inebriated” was in Old English druncena; adjectival meaning “habitually intoxicated” is from 1540s. Related: Drunkenly.