knock back

verb

Definition of knock back

transitive verb
:drink, swallow; specifically :to toss down (an alcoholic beverage)

Examples of knock back in a Sentence

  1. desperately thirsty, she knocked back an entire glass of water without pausing

First Known Use of knock back

circa 1931

knock back Synonyms

Synonyms
belt (down), gulp, guzzle, hoist, imbibe, drink, pound (down), quaff, sip, slug (down), slurp, sup, swig, swill, toss (down or off)
Related Words
lap, lick, suck; consume, down, ingurgitate, kill, mouth (down), put away; nip, tipple; pledge, toast, wine

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