the demon drink

Definition of the demon drink

British, usually humorous
:alcoholic drink
  • a slave to the demon drink

Word by Word Definitions

demon play
  1. : an evil spirit

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

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

drink play
  1. : swallow, imbibe

  2. : to take in or suck up : absorb

  3. : to take in or receive avidly

  1. : a liquid suitable for swallowing

  2. : alcoholic beverages

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


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