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Types and amounts of alcoholic drinks - synonyms or related words

alcohol

noun

drinks such as wine and beer that can make people drunk

alcohol

noun

the substance in drinks such as wine and beer that makes you drunk

aperitif

noun

an alcoholic drink that is drunk before a meal

belt

noun

American

informal

a drink of strong alcohol

booze

noun

informal

alcoholic drink

chaser

noun

a weak alcoholic drink that you drink immediately after a strong alcoholic drink, or a strong alcoholic drink that you drink immediately after a weak one

cocktail

noun

a drink, usually with a lot of alcohol in it, made by mixing different drinks together

cup

noun

mainly British

an alcoholic drink made from a mixture of two or more drinks, especially wine and fruit juice

double

noun

an amount of a strong alcoholic drink that is twice the usual amount

dram

noun

Scottish

a small amount of an alcoholic drink, especially whiskey

drink

noun

an alcoholic drink

eye opener

noun

an alcoholic drink taken in the morning to wake up

fifth

noun

American

a bottle of an alcoholic drink containing one fifth of a gallon

firewater

noun

informal

any strong alcoholic drink

frappé

noun

a sweet alcoholic drink served with a lot of small pieces of ice

half

adjective

British

mainly spoken

half a pint of a drink, especially beer

hooch

noun

informal

strong alcoholic drink, especially drink that is made illegally

libation

noun

humorous

a drink, especially an alcoholic drink

liquid refreshment

noun

humorous

drinks, especially alcoholic drinks

liquor

noun

alcoholic drinks, especially strong alcoholic drinks

measure

noun

a standard amount of alcohol served in a bar, restaurant, etc.

miniature

noun

a very small bottle of alcoholic drink, especially a spirit

moonshine

noun

informal

a strong alcoholic drink that is produced and sold illegally

nightcap

noun

an alcoholic drink that you have just before you go to bed

nip

noun

a small amount of a strong alcoholic drink

one

determiner

informal

a glass of alcoholic drink

pint

noun

British

informal

a pint of beer

punch

noun

a sweet drink made with fruit juice and usually alcohol

rotgut

noun

informal

an alcoholic drink that is inexpensive and not of good quality

the sauce

noun

American

old-fashioned

alcoholic drinks

short

noun

British

a strong alcoholic drink served in small amounts

shot

noun

a small amount of a strong alcoholic drink

slammer

noun

an alcoholic drink consisting of tequila and lemonade that you traditionally drink quickly after banging the glass on the table

slug

noun

informal

an amount of a strong alcoholic drink that you drink quickly

spirit

noun

formal

a strong alcoholic drink such as whiskey or brandy

strong drink

noun

alcoholic drinks, especially alcoholic spirits

stubby

noun

Australian

a small wide bottle of beer

tallboy

noun

American

informal

a can of beer that holds 16 ounces

tincture

noun

British

humorous

an alcoholic drink

tipple

noun

informal

an alcoholic drink that you drink regularly

tot

noun

mainly British

a small amount of a strong alcoholic drink

tube

noun

Australian

informal

a can of a drink, especially beer

tumbler

noun

the amount of drink that a tumbler can contain

unit

noun

British

used for measuring the amount of alcohol that people drink

the usual

noun

spoken

used in a bar for ordering the same alcoholic drink that you usually have, or for asking a customer if that is what they want

white lightning

noun

American

informal

moonshine

one for the road

an alcoholic drink that you have quickly before you leave a place

the hair of the dog (that bit you)

an alcoholic drink that makes you feel better when you drank too much alcohol the night before

(the) hard stuff

informal

strong alcohol and illegal drugs

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