the bottle

Definition of the bottle

:alcoholic drink
  • Her struggles with the bottle affected her entire family.
  • After his divorce he took to the bottle.

Word by Word Definitions

bottle play
  1. : a rigid or semirigid container typically of glass or plastic having a comparatively narrow neck or mouth and usually no handle

  2. : a usually bottle-shaped container made of skin for storing a liquid

  3. : the quantity held by a bottle

  1. : to confine as if in a bottle : restrain

  2. : to put or keep in a position or situation that makes free activity, progress, or escape difficult or impossible

  3. : to put into or as if into a bottle


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