As nouns the difference between drinker and sot
is that drinker
is agent noun of drink; someone or something that drinks while sot
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
* 2011 , Tony Black, Gutted (page 88)
- a nipple drinker
- 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 .
(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
- In Egypt oft has seen the Sot bow down, / And reverence some deified Baboon.
- Every sign / That calls the staring sots to nasty wine.
To drink until one becomes drunk
To stupefy; to infatuate; to besot.
- I hate to see a brave, bold fellow sotted .