drink (someone) under the table

Definition of drink (someone) under the table

informal

  1. :  to drink more alcohol than (someone else) without becoming extremely drunk, unconscious, etc. He tried to drink me under the table.

Word by Word Definitions

drinkplay
  1. :  swallow, imbibe

    :  to take in or suck up :  absorb

    :  to join in a toast (see 2toast 3) to

  1. :  a liquid suitable for swallowing

    :  alcoholic beverages

    :  a draft (see 1draft 2b) or portion of liquid

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

underplay
  1. :  in or into a position below or beneath something

    :  below or short of some quantity, level, or limit

    :  in or into a condition of subjection, subordination, or unconsciousness

  1. :  below or beneath so as to be overhung, surmounted, covered, protected, or concealed by

    :  subject to the authority, control, guidance, or instruction of

    :  receiving or undergoing the action or effect of

  1. :  lower in rank or authority :  subordinate

tableplay
  1. :  tablet

    :  backgammon

    :  one of the two leaves of a backgammon board or either half of a leaf

  1. :  to enter in a table

    :  to place on the agenda

    :  to remove (something, such as a parliamentary motion) from consideration indefinitely

  1. :  suitable for a table or for use at a table

    :  suitable for serving at a table

    :  proper for conduct at a table


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