The act of one who drinks; the act of imbibing.
The practice of partaking to excess of intoxicating liquors.
An entertainment with liquors; a carousal.
⇒ Drinking is used adjectively, or as the first part of a compound; as, a drinking song, drinking cup, drinking glass, drinking house, etc.
Drinking horn, a drinking vessel made of a horn.
© Webster 1913.