By A. O. SCOTT
In Detroit for the first stop of his tour, “My Violent Torpedo of Truth/Defeat Is Not an Option,” Charlie Sheen did not feel the love.
it’s reassuring to see that these drinker’s oases are not only surviving, but thriving. New York remains the shining star in America’s mixological firmament, but the clouds are clearing and the glittering expanse of the country’s boozy Milky Way is once more coming into view.
- Hard liquor.
- An alcoholic beverage.
- A drinking spree.
To drink alcoholic beverages excessively or chronically.
[Alteration of obsolete bouse, from Middle English bousen, to drink to excess, from Middle Dutch būsen.]boozer booz'er n.
boozily booz'i·ly adv.
boozy booz'y adj.
mixology n. The study or skill of preparing mixed drinks.
The vault or expanse of the heavens; the sky.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin firmāmentum, from Latin, support, from firmāre, to strengthen. See firm2.]firmamental fir'ma·ment'al (-mĕn'tl) adj.