hair of the dog (that bit you)

idiom

Definition of hair of the dog (that bit you)

informal
: an alcoholic drink that is taken by someone to feel better after having drunk too much at an earlier time

Learn More About hair of the dog (that bit you)

Dictionary Entries Near hair of the dog (that bit you)

hairnet

hair of the dog (that bit you)

hair orchid

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for hair of the dog (that bit you)

Cite this Entry

“Hair of the dog (that bit you).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hair%20of%20the%20dog%20%28that%20bit%20you%29. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!