The act or process of becoming drunk. To drink with the intention of becoming drunk or intoxicated. To continue drinking once already intoxicated.
Person 1 opens bottle of Tequila
Person 2 alright! lets begin Drunkening.
Person 1 we havent had a drink in a while.
Person 2 yeah it is about time we had another Drunkening.
Person 1 Are you drunk yet?
Person 2 Yeah bit i still have a fair bit of Drunkening to go.