Definitions for: Sot

[n] a chronic drinker

Webster (1913) Definition: Sot, n. [F., fr. LL. sottus; of unknown origin, cf. Ir.
sotal pride, soithir proud, or Chald. & NHeb. shoten
1. A stupid person; a blockhead; a dull fellow; a dolt.
[Obs.] --outh.

In Egypt oft has seen the sot bow down, And
reverence some d?ified baboon. --Oldham.

2. A person stupefied by excessive drinking; an habitual
drunkard. ``A brutal sot.'' --Granville.

Every sign That calls the staring sots to nasty
wine. --Roscommon.

Sot, a.
Sottish; foolish; stupid; dull. [Obs.] ``Rich, but sot.''

Sot, v. t.
To stupefy; to infatuate; to besot. [R.]

I hate to see a brave, bold fellow sotted. --Dryden.

Sot, v. i.
To tipple to stupidity. [R.] --Goldsmith.

Synonyms: drunk, drunkard, inebriate, rummy

See Also: alcoholic, boozer, dipsomaniac, drinker, imbiber, juicer, lush, soaker, souse, toper

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