strong drink

noun

Definition of strong drink

: intoxicating liquor

Synonyms & Antonyms for strong drink

Synonyms

Antonyms

  • nonintoxicant
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Examples of strong drink in a Sentence

he's been known to partake of strong drink now and then
Recent Examples on the Web At Huber’s, this is an incredibly strong drink, but still a delicious one. Jason O'bryan, Robb Report, 13 Jan. 2022 Like most of us, Roach, Orji, and Ellis are embracing this unusual holiday season with the help of a strong drink. Annie Goldsmith, Town & Country, 18 Dec. 2020 Churchill, who came to the pinnacle on May 10, 1940, was widely regarded as unstable, melodramatic and overly fond of strong drink. Jon Meacham, New York Times, 24 Mar. 2020 Open Monday through Saturday until Christmas Eve, expect strong drinks, holiday tunes, and twinkling lights, alongside elevated ‘70s-cocktail food, like weenies in barbecue sauce, meatballs in red sauce, and warm chocolate chip cookies. Joseph Hernandez, Condé Nast Traveler, 5 Dec. 2019 Where to dine alone around Denver Run for the Roses is an underground cocktail bar with some of the strongest drinks and one of the friendliest staff in town, while Pony Up, nearby, serves addictive French dips in an everyone’s-welcome locale. Josie Sexton, The Denver Post, 9 Oct. 2019 The Drinks Should Be Flowing A strong drink setup is essential to any Memorial Day party, because what is a summer BBQ without a full cocktail list?! Maggie Maloney, Town & Country, 16 Apr. 2019 The Drinks Should Be Flowing A strong drink setup is essential to any Memorial Day party, because what is a summer BBQ without a full cocktail list?! Maggie Maloney, Town & Country, 16 Apr. 2019 The Drinks Should Be Flowing A strong drink setup is essential to any Memorial Day party, because what is a summer BBQ without a full cocktail list?! Maggie Maloney, Town & Country, 16 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of strong drink

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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19 Jan 2022

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“Strong drink.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strong%20drink. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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