drinking

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

drinking

  1. Present participle of drink.

Noun[edit]

drinking (plural drinkings)

  1. An act or session by which drink is consumed, especially alcoholic beverages.
    • 1853, Susan Bogert Warner, The wide, wide world (page 372)
      At home there were other studies and much reading; many tea drinkings on the lawn, and even breakfastings, which she thought pleasanter still.