Souse - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |saʊs|  American pronunciation of the word souse
Brit.  |saʊs|  British pronunciation of the word souse

noun

- a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually (syn: alcoholic, alky, boozer, dipsomaniac, lush, soaker)
- pork trimmings chopped and pickled and jelled
- the act of making something completely wet (syn: drenching, soaking, sousing)

verb

- cover with liquid; pour liquid onto(syn: douse, dowse, drench, soak, sop)
- immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate (syn: dip, douse, dunk, plunge)
- become drunk or drink excessively (syn: inebriate, soak)
- cook in a marinade

Examples

...an old souse who lumbered home with a full bottle of gin in him every night...

souse water on his hot face

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: souse
he/she/it: souses
present participle: sousing
past tense: soused
past participle: soused
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