liquor

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1li·quor

noun \ˈli-kər\

: an alcoholic drink; especially : a strong alcoholic drink

Full Definition of LIQUOR

:  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

2liquor

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

Definition of LIQUOR

transitive verb
1
:  to dress (as leather) with oil or grease
2
:  to make drunk with alcoholic liquor —usually used with up
intransitive verb
:  to drink alcoholic liquor especially to excess —usually used with up

First Known Use of LIQUOR

1502

li·quor

noun \ˈlik-ər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LIQUOR

: a liquid substance: as a : a usually distilled rather than fermented alcoholic beverage b : a solution of a medicinal substance usually in water—compare tincture c : bath 2b(1)

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