have a few

idiom
variants: or have a few too many
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of have a few

informal
:to have too many alcoholic drinks
  • We could tell from his slurred speech that he'd had a few.
  • It looks like she had a few too many.

Word by Word Definitions

few play
  1. : not many persons or things

  1. : consisting of or amounting to only a small number

  2. : at least some but indeterminately small in number

  1. : a small number of units or individuals

  2. : a special limited number


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