the demon drink

Definition of the demon drink

British, usually humorous

  1. :  alcoholic drink a slave to the demon drink

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  an evil spirit

    :  a source or agent of evil, harm, distress, or ruin

    :  an attendant (see 2attendant 1) power or spirit :  genius

  1. :  swallow, imbibe

    :  to take in or suck up :  absorb

    :  to join in a toast (see 2toast 3) to

  1. :  a liquid suitable for swallowing

    :  alcoholic beverages

    :  a draft (see 1draft 2b) or portion of liquid

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a brief usually trivial fact

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