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hangover (ˈhæŋˌəʊvə Pronunciation for hangover

Definitions

noun

  1. the delayed aftereffects of drinking too much alcohol in a relatively short period of time, characterized by headache and sometimes nausea and dizziness
  2. a person or thing left over from or influenced by a past age

Synonyms

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= aftereffects, morning after, head, crapulence
= legacy, inheritance, throwback, tradition

Translations for 'hangover'

  • British English: hangoverPronunciation for hangover A hangover is a headache and feeling of sickness that you have after drinking too much alcohol.He drank too much and had a massive hangover.ˈhæŋˌəʊvə NOUN
  • Arabic: خُمَارPronunciation for خُمَار
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ressacaPronunciation for ressaca
  • Chinese: 宿醉Pronunciation for 宿醉
  • Croatian: mamurlukPronunciation for mamurluk
  • Czech: kocovinaPronunciation for kocovina
  • Danish: tømmermændPronunciation for tømmermænd
  • Dutch: katerPronunciation for kater
  • European Spanish: resacaPronunciation for resaca
  • Finnish: krapulaPronunciation for krapula
  • French: gueule de boisPronunciation for gueule de bois
  • German: KaterPronunciation for Kater KaterAlkohol
  • Greek: ζαλάδα μετά από μέθηPronunciation for ζαλάδα μετά από μέθη
  • Italian: postumi della sbronzaPronunciation for postumi della sbronza
  • Japanese: 二日酔いPronunciation for 二日酔い
  • Korean: 숙취Pronunciation for 숙취
  • Norwegian: bakrusPronunciation for bakrus
  • Polish: kacPronunciation for kac
  • Portuguese: ressacaPronunciation for ressaca
  • Romanian: mahmureală mahmureli
  • Russian: похмельеPronunciation for похмелье
  • Spanish: resacaPronunciation for resaca
  • Swedish: bakfyllaPronunciation for bakfylla
  • Thai: การเมาค้างPronunciation for การเมาค้าง
  • Turkish: akşamdan kalmaPronunciation for akşamdan kalma
  • Ukrainian: похмілля
  • Vietnamese: sự khó chịu sau khi uống rượuPronunciation for sự khó chịu sau khi uống rượu

Example Sentences Including 'hangover'

But Senlis was not sleeping off his hangover as dead to the world as she supposed.
Hilton, John Buxton Displaced Person
By the 1980s, the communal aspect of drinking seems to be little in evidence, replaced almost entirely by the hangover.
Globe and Mail (2003)
I think this may be just some kind of hangover from last year's talks.
Glasgow Herald (2002)
Mark's going to learn tomorrow that a champagne hangover is the worst kind.
Gaskin, Catherine The Ambassador's Women
The War of Independence, of which the Declaration was a part, when won, left Americans with a post-revolutionary hangover.
Roper, Jon Democracy and its Critics - Anglo-American democratic thought in the nineteenth century
The adrenaline seemed to have mopped up all the whisky and I felt a hangover doing press-ups in my head.
Robert Wilson INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
The makers tout it as a way to get a buzz without the calories, carbs or much of a hangover.
canada.com (2004)
There is no better place to enjoy a hangover than Venice, the city which refuses to sink.
Country Life (2004)

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