liquid refreshment

liquid refreshment
liquid refreshment UK US noun [uncountable] humorous
drinks, especially alcoholic drinks
Thesaurus: types and amounts of alcoholic drinkshyponym general words for drinkssynonym

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  • liquid refreshment — humorous a drink, usually an alcoholic drink. After 5 hours in front of a computer I m in need of some liquid refreshment …   New idioms dictionary

  • liquid refreshment — liquid re freshment noun uncount HUMOROUS drinks, especially alcoholic drinks …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • liquid refreshment — UK / US noun [uncountable] humorous drinks, especially alcoholic drinks …   English dictionary

  • refreshment — re|fresh|ment [rıˈfreʃmənt] n formal 1.) refreshments [plural] small amounts of food and drink that are provided at a meeting, sports event etc ▪ Refreshments will be served after the meeting. 2.) [U] food and drink in general ▪ We worked all day …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • liquid — liq|uid1 [ˈlıkwıd] n [U and C] a substance that is not a solid or a gas, for example water or milk ▪ Add a little more liquid to the sauce. →↑washing up liquid liquid 2 liquid2 adj [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: liquide, from Latin liquidus …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • liquid — 1 noun 1 (C, U) a substance that is not a solid or a gas, which flows, is wet, and has no fixed shape: Water is a liquid. 2 (C) technical either of the consonant sounds, and /r/ see also: washing up liquid 2 adjective 1 liquid oxygen/soap etc… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • liquid —    consisting of, serving, or containing alcohol    Literally, anything from water to sulphuric acid. Usually in compounds. A liquid refreshment is an intoxicant. A liquid restaurant serves intoxicants as well as food. A liquid lunch, dinner, or… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • refreshment — noun 1 refreshments (plural) small amounts of food and drink that are provided at a meeting, sports event etc: Refreshments will be served after the meeting. 2 (U) food and drink in general: We worked all day without refreshment. | liquid… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • refreshment — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ light ▪ liquid (humorous) VERB + REFRESHMENT ▪ need ▪ enjoy, get, take …   Collocations dictionary

  • liquid — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ thick, viscous ▪ thin ▪ clear ▪ colourless/colorless ▪ cloudy …   Collocations dictionary

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