[+ obj] somewhat formal 1 of alcohol, a drug, etc. : to make (someone) unable to think and behave normally
▪ The little bit of beer I drank was not enough to intoxicate me.2 : to excite or please (someone) in a way that suggests the effect of alcohol or a drug — usually used as (be) intoxicated ▪ He was intoxicated by the power of his position in the government. ▪ He was intoxicated by her beauty.
▪ The little bit of beer I drank was not enough to intoxicate me.