- Noun. An alcoholic. Also spelt alky.
English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.
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alkie — [al′kē] n. alt. sp. of ALKY * * * … Universalium
alkie — [al′kē] n. alt. sp. of ALKY … English World dictionary
alkie — noun An alcoholic. You want to know what its like to be an alkie, dont you, boy? … Wiktionary
alkie — or alky noun, plural (alkies) Etymology: by shortening & alteration Date: 1948 slang alcoholic … New Collegiate Dictionary
alkie — talkie walkie walkie talkie … Dictionnaire des rimes
Alkie — alcoholic … Dictionary of Australian slang
alkie — Australian Slang alcoholic … English dialects glossary
alkie — n an alcoholic, especially one who lives rough or frequents the streets. The obvi ous term, which usually carries over tones of contempt, has been widespread in the USA at least since the Depression; it was adopted after World War II in Australia … Contemporary slang
alkie — n. (Slang) alky, alcoholic, one who is addicted to alcohol, drunkard … English contemporary dictionary
alkie — /ˈælki/ (say alkee) noun Colloquial a heavy drinker; an alcoholic. Also, alky … Australian English dictionary