noun; blending
A holiday characterized by heavy drinking. This is a pleasing blend because the entirety of the words alcohol and holiday can be found in it. The meaning is not hard to guess from the way the word clearly comes from alcohol holiday. We have a wide variety of holidays, and this blend is easy to identify as describing the kind that are celebrated by heavy drinking.
Beer Bike is our alcoholiday.
Etymology : Blend of alcohol, (from New Latin alcohol, from Medieval Latin alcohol, from Arabic al-kohl) and holiday (Middle English holiday, from Old English haligdaeg: holy day)
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Last modified: 10 June 2008