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Synonyms for alky

a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually

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IT'S not often you'll find me agreeing with the Con Dems but I believe Iain Duncan Smith, the work and pensions secretary, is on to something with these plans to cut the alkie and druggies' benefits if they refuse treatment.
Some highlights have been unwatchable due to rain on the camera, others have appeared to be shot on a cheap camcorder held by an alkie with a bad dose of the shakes.
She's a typical either druggie or alkie because she's dead skinny" - Message inadvertently left on the answer machine of a patient by staff at the James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough.
Turturro chews the scenery with glee and has one verbal set-to with Lin Shaye, as his alkie morn, that's worth the price of admission alone Howell makes Bianchi more of a sappy, childlike stooge, drawn by osmosis into the killings.
Leanne sealing his lips with a kiss may stop alkie Barlow The Bigamist (below) being able to have a drink, but he won't just fall off the wagon, but do a backflip and triple somersault into the gutter when given a present of a bottle of Scotch.
She smells, she had black teeth, she's a typical either druggie or alkie because she's dead skinny.
Colorful cast--including cops, thugs, an alkie gumshoe, a creative black marketeer, politicians, protestors and prosties--renders pic fun, if expediently silly, en route to a (literally) bang-up finale.
Arsonist and alkie Phil Mitchell proved he's also an accomplished analyst by describing demented Joe Wicks as "the Bolton Fruitcake" in EastEnders.
Meanwhile, alkie Carol - Weatherfield's answer to Charles Kennedy - got her marching orders from fed-up son Jamie over her outrageous suggestion that he fancies Frankie - which he does.
I am not an alkie because alkies get pissed and lie about in gutters.
He argued with his mum, abattle-axe in baffies, and his dad, an alkie who lived in a shed.
Abandoned by her husband, a mother of four turns to the bottle and sparks up an unlikely friendship with a fellow alkie (Costner).
I wasn't a pure alkie but I was getting there," he recalls.
Secondly, Leanne's going out with Danny's son Jamie, who's having a hard time due to the fact that he's just tracked down his real mum, a super-needy alkie who calls him every 17 seconds.