liquory

adjective li·quory \-k(ə)rē, -ri\

Definition of liquory

  1. :  marked by or given to or prompted by the drinking of strong liquor :  boozy, liquorish the glittering liquory boom which the heavy-spending war years had brought on — Life liquory joy

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of liquory

1liquor + -y


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up liquory? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

capable of being understood in two ways

Get Word of the Day daily email!