Thesaurus

hitting the bottle

phrase
present participle of hit the bottle

Synonyms & Antonyms of hitting the bottle

to partake excessively of alcoholic beverages
  • He told others in the group about how he used to immediately hit the bottle after work.

Synonyms for hitting the bottle

Words Related to hitting the bottle

Phrases Synonymous with hitting the bottle

Near Antonyms for hitting the bottle

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about hitting the bottle

Cite this Entry

“Hitting the bottle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hitting%20the%20bottle. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

Comments on hitting the bottle

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

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!