Spiked vs Drunk - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between spiked and drunk

is that spiked is (of a beverage) containing alcohol or drugs, often without the informing those who partake while drunk is in a state of intoxication caused by the consumption of excessive alcohol, usually by drinking alcoholic beverages.

As verbs the difference between spiked and drunk

is that spiked is (spike) while drunk is .

As a noun drunk is

a habitual drinker, especially one who is frequently intoxicated.

spiked

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (of a beverage) Containing alcohol or drugs, often without the informing those who partake.
  • The large punch bowl has the special spiked punch, the small punch bowl is for the kids.
  • Having spikes.
  • Of a graph or trend that has rapidly reached a maximum.
  • Synonyms

    * (having spikes): peaked, spiky

    Derived terms

    * spiked sample * spiked value

    Verb

    (head)
  • (spike)
  • drunk

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • In a state of intoxication caused by the consumption of excessive alcohol, usually by drinking alcoholic beverages.
  • (usually followed by with or on) Elated or emboldened.
  • Drunk with power he immediately ordered a management reshuffle.
  • * Macaulay
  • drunk with recent prosperity
  • Drenched or saturated with moisture or liquid.
  • * Bible, Deuteronomy xxxii. 42
  • I will make mine arrows drunk with blood.

    Synonyms

    * (intoxicated from alcohol) blitzed, drunken, ebrious, hammered, pissed, tipsy, wasted, smashed; see also

    Derived terms

    (terms derived from drunk) * drunkard * drunk as a skunk * drunk driver * drunk driving * drunken * drunkenness * punch drunk * drunk tank

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A habitual drinker, especially one who is frequently intoxicated.
  • * 1971 , William S. Burroughs, The Wild Boys: A Book of the Dead , page 10
  • Another drunk is sleeping in dangerous proximity to a brush fire.
  • A drinking-bout; a period of drunkenness.
  • * 1858 , "A Scarcity of Jurors—Cangemi's Third Trial," New York Times , 8 Jun., p. 4:
  • Gen. G. had been on a long drunk from July last until Christmas.
  • A drunken state.
  • * 2006 , Patrick McCabe, Winterwood , Bloomsbury 2007, p. 10:
  • Here – help yourself to another drop there, Redmond! By the time we've got a good drunk on us there'll be more crack in this valley than the night I pissed on the electric fence!

    Derived terms

    * cheap drunk * expensive drunk * good drunk

    Synonyms

    * (habitual drinker) alcoholic, drunkard, pisshead, piss artist, sot; see also

    Verb

    (head)
  • (Southern US) (drink)
  • English irregular past participles