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  CRAPULOUS

PRONUNCIATION: (KRAP-yuh-luhs) http://wordsmith.org/words/crapulous.mp3

MEANING:

adjective: Sick from excessive drinking or eating.

Also

Crapulent of or relating to the drinking of alcohol or drunkenness

ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin crapula (drunkenness), from Greek kraipale (hangover, drunkenness). Earliest documented use: 1540. Also crapulent.

 

USAGE:
“He was feeling crapulous after drinking and wasn’t thinking of anything much when he went early to the beach.”
Jim Williams; The Argentinian Virgin; Quartet Books; 2009.See more usage examples of crapulous in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary