The act of drinking (from imbibe) in excess (-y added to convert it into a nominative, after debauchery, usury, etc)
John's imbibery caused him to lose his family, job, and respect in the community
by jcsegenmd March 03, 2012
A place where one goes to imbibe alcoholic beverages.
The local imbibery was doing a brisk business during the holiday season.
by Dan Reilly April 11, 2007