1. drinking

noun. ['ˈdrɪŋkɪŋ'] the act of consuming liquids.


  • consumption
  • intake
  • uptake
  • gulping
  • imbibition
  • swilling
  • potation
  • ingestion
  • guzzling

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Words that Rhyme with Drinking

  • unthinking
  • rethinking
  • stinking
  • shrinking
  • plinking
  • blinking
  • winking
  • thinking
  • sinking
  • linking

Example sentences of the word drinking

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Facilities include pit toilets, drinking water from spigots near the campground and a picnic area.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The campground has running water and drinking water, but does not have shower facilities.

3. Adjective
Provide your dog with more drinking water in an effort to dilute the dog’s urine.

Quotes containing the word drinking

1. That's the problem with drinking, I thought, as I poured myself a drink. If something bad happens you drink in an attempt to forget; if something good happens you drink in order to celebrate; and if nothing happens you drink to make something happen.
- Charles Bukowski, Women

2. Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
- Nelson Mandela

3. I was an anorexic, beer drinking, class cutting, doodling, shoplifting, skater chick that was into nature, art class, and the beach.
- Rebecca Miller

2. drinking

noun. ['ˈdrɪŋkɪŋ'] the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess.


  • boozing
  • intemperateness
  • drunkenness
  • crapulence
  • drink
  • intemperance


  • soberness
  • abstain
  • dishonor
  • restraint