Drinker vs Sot - What's the difference?

drinker | sot |


As nouns the difference between drinker and sot

is that drinker is agent noun of drink; someone or something that drinks while sot is soot.

drinker

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Agent noun of drink; someone or something that drinks.
  • Someone who drinks alcoholic beverages on a regular basis, especially when to an extent that is likely to impair his or her well-being.
  • A device from which animals can drink.
  • a bell drinker
    a nipple drinker
  • pub
  • * 2011 , Tony Black, Gutted (page 88)
  • Antisocial behaviour? What the hell was that? In my day antisocial meant staying in to watch the footy on Scorsporl instead of going down the drinker .

    Derived terms

    * nondrinker

    sot

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (archaic) stupid person; fool
  • * 1610 , , act 3 scene 2
  • Remember / First to possess his books; for without them / He's but a sot , as I am
  • * Oldham
  • In Egypt oft has seen the Sot bow down, / And reverence some deified Baboon.
  • drunkard
  • * Roscommon
  • Every sign / That calls the staring sots to nasty wine.

    Derived terms

    * sottish

    Verb

  • To drink until one becomes drunk
  • To stupefy; to infatuate; to besot.
  • * Dryden
  • I hate to see a brave, bold fellow sotted .

    Derived terms

    * sotted

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