down the hatch

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Definition of down the hatch

informal, often humorous
: into the mouth and down the throat This whiskey sure goes down the hatch easily! Give him a couple of chocolate chips to melt in his mouth and disguise the taste. Boom! Medicine down the hatch.— Kavita Varma-White

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“Down the hatch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/down%20the%20hatch. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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