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I am the person who is a mother against drunk driver.
Tracey Gold

Meaning of "drunk driver" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DRUNK DRIVER

drunk driver  [drʌŋk ˈdraɪvə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DRUNK DRIVER

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adjective
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conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Drunk driver is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DRUNK DRIVER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

drunk driver

Driving under the influence

Driving under the influence, driving while intoxicated, drunken driving, drunk driving, operating under the influence, drinking and driving, or impaired driving is the crime of driving a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol or other drugs including those prescribed by physicians. In the case of alcohol, a drunk drivers level of intoxication is typically determined by a measurement of blood alcohol content or BAC. A BAC measurement in excess of a specific threshold level, such as 0.05% or 0.08%, defines the criminal offense with no need to prove impairment. In some jurisdictions, there is an aggravated category of the offense at a higher BAC level, such as 0.12%. In most countries, anyone who is convicted of injuring or killing someone while under the influence of alcohol or other drugs can be heavily fined in addition to being given a lengthy prison sentence.

Definition of drunk driver in the English dictionary

The definition of drunk driver in the dictionary is someone that drives while having a blood-alcohol level that exceeds the legally permitted amount for driving, especially.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DRUNK DRIVER


arriver
əˈraɪvə
cabdriver
ˈkæbˌdraɪvə
conjunctiva
ˌkɒndʒʌŋkˈtaɪvə
contriver
kənˈtraɪvə
deriver
dɪˈraɪvə
diver
ˈdaɪvə
driver
ˈdraɪvə
fiver
ˈfaɪvə
Godiva
ɡəˈdaɪvə
hiver
ˈhaɪvə
nondriver
ˌnɒnˈdraɪvə
owner-driver
ˈəʊnəˈdraɪvə
reviver
rɪˈvaɪvə
Saiva
ˈsaɪvə
saliva
səˈlaɪvə
screwdriver
ˈskruːˌdraɪvə
shriver
ˈʃraɪvə
striver
ˈstraɪvə
survivor
səˈvaɪvə
thriver
ˈθraɪvə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DRUNK DRIVER

drummed
drummer
drummer boy
drummies
drumming
Drummond of Hawthornden
drummy
drums
drumstick
drunk
drunk driving
drunk tank
drunkalogue
drunkard
drunkathon
drunken
drunken driving
drunkenly
drunkenness
drunkometer

WORDS THAT END LIKE DRUNK DRIVER

ambulance driver
coach driver
deliver
drink-driver
head of the river
hit-and-run driver
learner driver
pile-driver
race car driver
racing driver
rally driver
reckless driver
river
slave driver
slave-driver
Sunday driver
taxi driver
the river
tractor driver
truck driver
woman driver

Synonyms and antonyms of drunk driver in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «drunk driver» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DRUNK DRIVER

Find out the translation of drunk driver to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of drunk driver from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «drunk driver» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

醉酒司机
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

conductor ebrio
570 millions of speakers

English

drunk driver
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

नशे में चालक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سائق مخمور
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пьяный водитель
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

motorista bêbado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মদ্যপ চালক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

conducteur ivre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pemandu mabuk
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Fahrer betrunken
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

飲酒運転者
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

음주 운전
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sopir mabuk
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lái xe say rượu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குடித்துவிட்டு இயக்கி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

झिंगलेला ड्राइव्हर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sarhoş sürücü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

autista ubriaco
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pijany kierowca
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

п´яний водій
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

șofer beat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μεθυσμένος οδηγός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

dronk bestuurder
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

rattfyllerist
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

beruset sjåfør
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of drunk driver

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DRUNK DRIVER»

The term «drunk driver» is regularly used and occupies the 72.076 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DRUNK DRIVER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about drunk driver

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QUOTES WITH «DRUNK DRIVER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word drunk driver.
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Tracey Gold
I am the person who is a mother against drunk driver.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DRUNK DRIVER»

Discover the use of drunk driver in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to drunk driver and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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So you really want to do something about the drunk driver?
His speech may be coherent. But he shows some signs of impairment-problems with his keys, perhaps a slight unsteadiness. And he is then a menace on the highway. The only cure for his condition will be time. In time, through the action of  ...
‎1979
2
One for the Road: Drunk Driving Since 1900
This book is a fascinating study of the culture of drunk driving, grassroots and professional efforts to stop it, and a public that has consistently challenged and tested the limits of individual freedom.
Barron H. Lerner, 2011
3
Face to Face: A Deadly Drunk Driver, a Grieving Young ...
The inspirational true story of two women brought together by a deadly drunk driving accident--one as that driver, the other as the mother and ex-wife of the victims--describes Sheryl Maloy's devastating struggle to put her life back ...
Audrey Kishline, Sheryl Maloy, 2007
4
The Drunk Driver and Jail: The drunk driver and the jail problem
tence for first-offense DWIs. The extent to which this decline was due to changed behavior on the part of the drunk drivers or to more careful driving by the public in general is not known. We do know that from one-third to one-half of first-offense ...
5
The Drunk Driver and Jail: Step by step to a comprehensive ...
Drunk Driving (i983) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (n.d., b) have stressed the need to deal with the alcohol safety problem as a total system. Figure 2-2 diagrammatically illustrates the drunk driver control system.
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The Drunk Driver and Jail: Options for expanding residential ...
tence for first-offense DWIs. The extent to which this decline was due to changed behavior on the part of the drunk drivers or to more careful driving by the public in general is not known. We do know that from one-third to one-half of first-offense ...
7
The Drunk Driver and Jail: Alternatives to jail
Executive Summary Despite growing public and legislative support for jailing drunk drivers, not all agree that this sanction is appropriate for the drunk driving offense (DWI). Some people see other solutions to the traffic safety problem— better ...
8
Drunk Driving: An American Dilemma
results are quite surprising; and if they are generalizable to other jurisdictions, our image of the drunk driver would need refocusing. However, very recent Massachusetts data showing DWI recidivism more in line with findings in other studies ...
James B. Jacobs, 1989
9
Drunk Driving Defense
And how does one specifically determine the inner workings of the accused drunk driver's body and brain at a remote point in time? In pornography cases, at least the ultimate issue goes to the jury, which weighs the opinion !See§2.04[B].
Lawrence Taylor, Steven Oberman, 2006
10
Drunk Driving Defense: How to Beat the Rap
In another case, a resentful bank teller contacted the police to report an irate customer as a potential drunk driver. An officer observed the car, initiated a stop, and charged the motorist with drunk driving. Although informants are an important ...
Dennis A. Bjorklund, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DRUNK DRIVER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term drunk driver is used in the context of the following news items.
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Video shows a drunk driver smash through barriers blocking Surrey …
Video footage has been released of the moment a drink driver crashed through a barrier closing access to a tunnel, causing road workers to ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
2
Driver gets two years in jail after fatal crash
Youth drunk driver gets two years in jail after crash kills two, seriously injures another. By: Mike McIntyre. Posted: 11:21 AM | Last Modified: ... «Winnipeg Free Press, Jul 15»
3
Drunk driver who killed couple gets life
A woman with a prior DUI conviction who struck and killed a Menlo Park couple walking their dog in 2013 was sentenced to 30 years to life in ... «SFBay, Jul 15»
4
BPD: Drunk driver hits bicyclist, drives away
BPD: Drunk driver hits bicyclist, drives away. By KBOI Web Staff Published: Jul 8, 2015 at 1:46 PM MDT Last Updated: Jul 8, 2015 at 1:46 PM MDT ... «KBOI-TV, Jul 15»
5
Drunk driver who killed teens while texting, speeding sentenced to 2 …
A young woman who was driving drunk, speeding and texting on Halloween night in 2010 will serve two years in jail for a crash that killed two ... «CTV News, Jul 15»
6
OC Police: Drunk Driver Arrested After Flipping Car
OCEAN CITY, Md. - Ocean City Police say a Baltimore County man was arrested over the Fourth of July weekend for driving drunk after he ... «WBOC TV 16, Jul 15»
7
Drunk driver rehabilitation program honored for success
WAY FOR CONVICTED KILLER HUBERT MICHAEL, JUNIOR TO BE EXECUTED. A YORK COUNTY COURT PROGRAM THAT ... «WGAL Lancaster, Jul 15»
8
Alleged drunk driver ticketed after slamming car into home
CLAY -- A Clay family awoke to quite the surprise Wednesday morning when a car slammed into their home. Fortunately, no one was injured ... «CNYcentral.com, Jul 15»
9
Drunk driver who killed two while texting and speeding gets two years
WINNIPEG – A young driver has been sentenced to two years in custody for a crash in Winnipeg that killed two people and injured three others. «MetroNews Canada, Jul 15»
10
Drunk Driver in high-speed road crash in Central Pattaya
PATTAYA: — Just before daybreak on Wednesday a 38 year old female driver, who was suspected of being heavily intoxicated, was involved ... «ThaiVisa News, Jul 15»

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