[General] drunken vs drunk before people

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terrenziqq

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Hi,
First, is it natural to say "drunk people" or "drunken" people? Or both works?
Second, I read a sentence not understandable for me on a dictionary website. Here is its explanation.

as an adjective, drunken can only precede the noun, while drunk follows a verb
What does those words in italic type mean? Could you give examples?
Thank you so much.
 

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First, read the Similar Threads below, terrenziqq, which the system found thanks to your excellent thread title.

You may find your answer there.

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I would say drunk people. I would use drunken before a noun like nights.
 
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