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"Intoxicated" is an adjective which is often translated as "ebrio", and "drunk" is an adjective which is often translated as "borracho". Learn more about the difference between "intoxicated" and "drunk" below.
intoxicated
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (drunk)
a. ebrio
We have a report of an intoxicated individual harassing people in a church.Tenemos una denuncia de un sujeto ebrio que está acosando a la gente en una iglesia.
b. en estado de embriaguez
The intoxicated pilot was arrested before the flight.El piloto fue detenido en estado de embriaguez antes del vuelo.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(elated)
a. ebrio
A crowd intoxicated with enthusiasm swarmed around the band of musicians.Una multitud ebria de entusiasmo se agolpó en torno de la banda de músicos.
b. embriagado
Intoxicated by his success, he has become alienated from his friends.Embriagado de éxito, se ha alejado de sus amigos.
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drunk(
druhngk
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (intoxicated)
a. borracho
After drinking four glasses of tequila, she was quite drunk.Después de tomar cuatro vasos de tequila, ella estaba bastante borracha.
b. ebrio
The drunk man couldn't stand up.El hombre ebrio no se pudo parar.
c. tomado
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Don't talk to him right now; he's drunk.No le hables en este momento; está tomado.
2. (dominated by a feeling)
a. ebrio
The dictator was drunk with power.El dictador estaba ebrio de poder.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (a person who abuses alcohol)
a. el borracho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la borracha
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Don't listen to him. That drunk doesn't know what he's saying.No le hagas caso. Ese borracho no sabe lo que dice.
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