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Definition of Crapulent

Crapulent: Ill from excessive drinking or eating. Surcharged with liquor, or sick with intemperance.

The word comes from the Late Latin crapulentus (very drunk), from the Latin crapula (drunkenness). See: Crapulence.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=26218
Last Editorial Review: 10/9/2012

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