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heavy drinker

This page is about the collocation heavy drinker

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

someone who drinks a lot of alcohol

For example

  • My brother's a heavy drinker, but I only have one or two beers.

  • Bill's not an alcoholic, but heavy drinking has still damaged his liver.

Quick Quiz

People are heavy drinkers if they

a. are very overweight drinkers

b. prefer strong drinks, like whisky

c. drink a lot more alcohol than others do

Contributor: Matt Errey