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liquor

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noun li·quor \ˈli-kər\

Simple Definition of liquor

  • : an alcoholic drink; especially : a strong alcoholic drink

Full Definition of liquor

  1. :  a liquid substance: as a :  a usually distilled rather than fermented alcoholic beverage b :  a watery solution of a drug c :  bath 2b(1)

Examples of liquor

  1. He drinks beer and wine, but he doesn't drink any hard liquor.

  2. vodka, whiskey, and other liquors



Origin of liquor

Middle English licour, from Anglo-French, from Latin liquor, from liquēre


First Known Use: 13th century


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liquor

verb li·quor

Definition of liquor

li·quoredli·quor·ing play \ˈli-k(ə-)riŋ\

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to dress (as leather) with oil or grease

  3. 2 :  to make drunk with alcoholic liquor —usually used with up

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to drink alcoholic liquor especially to excess —usually used with up



1502

First Known Use of liquor

1502



LIQUOR Defined for Kids

liquor

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noun liq·uor \ˈli-kər\

Definition of liquor

  1. :  a strong alcoholic beverage




Medical Dictionary

liquor

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noun li·quor \ˈlik-ər\

Medical Definition of liquor

  1. :  a liquid substance: asa:  a usually distilled rather than fermented alcoholic beverageb:  a solution of a medicinal substance usually in water—compare tincturec:  bath 2b(1)





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