Topic: DRINK

Explore DRINK Topic

absinth alcohol ale alehouse aperitif baby milk bar barfly barhop barkeeper barley wine barmaid barman bartender beef tea beer benedictine beverage bibulous bistro bitter black bootleg booze boozer booze-up boozing boozy bottle bouquet bourbon brandy breathe brew(v) brew(n) brewer brewery broach Buck's Fizz burgundy buttermilk camomile cappuccino carbonated cask cellar chalice champagne champers char chartreuse chaser Chelsea bun chocolate cider claret club soda coaster Coca-Cola cocktail cocktail lounge cocktail shaker cocktail stick cocktail waitress cocoa coffee coffee bar coffee bean coffee machine coffeemaker coffee mill cognac cola consommé cordial cork(n) cork(v) corkage corked corkscrew corn whiskey crème de menthe cup cuppa daiquiri decaf decaffeinated decanter dessert wine dipsomaniac dissipated dissipation dissolute distiller distillery dram draught dregs dried milk drink(v) drink(n) drinkable drinking fountain drinking-up time drinking water drinks machine drinks party drop dry Dutch courage espresso ethyl alcohol ferment finger fizz flat float fortified wine froth(n) froth(v) frothy full-cream GandT gassy gin gin and tonic ginger ale ginger beer glass green tea grenadine grog gumbo half half-and-half hangover happy hour head highball hip flask hock hogshead home brew hooch hot chocolate ice bucket ice cube ice water infuse infusion intoxicant intoxicating Irish coffee jar jigger juice keg kirsch lace lager landlord lemon lemonade licensed licensing laws light light ale limeade liqueur liquor lite local lounge bar Madeira magnum malt malted malt liquor maraschino margarita Martini mash mature(a) mature(v) mead measure mellow milk milk shake milky mineral water mint julep mix mixer mocha moonshine mulled wine neat nectar nightcap nip noggin non-alcoholic off-licence open bar orangeade ouzo pale ale paralytic pasteurized percolate perk perry pick-me-up piña colada pink gin pint plonk pop port porter prohibitionist proof punch quaff rake rat-arsed red refill refreshment retsina ring-pull root beer rosé rotgut rum rye sake saloon sangria sarsaparilla schnapps Scotch screwdriver scrumpy sediment semi-skimmed milk shake shaker shandy shebeen sherry short shot siphon six-pack skimmed milk slimline sloe gin slug slush snifter soda soda siphon soda water soft drink sparkling speakeasy spike spirit splash spritzer squash stein stewed still(a) still(n) stout straight straw sundowner sup swig swill swizzle stick tab table wine tall tankard tavern tea teabag teahouse tea leaves tearoom tea shop tea urn temperance tequila tied house tippler toddy tonic top-up tot Turkish coffee two-percent milk UHT milk uncork vermouth vintage(a) vintage(n) vintner vodka water watering hole weak wet bar whisky white wine cooler wrecked yeast


2 noun
drink2 S1 W2
1 [countable] an amount of liquid that you drink, or the act of drinking something
drink of
Have a drink of water.
Do you want a drink of my tea?
He took a drink of his coffee.
2 [uncountable and countable]DFD liquid that you can drink:
They sell soft drinks (=non-alcoholic drinks).
food and drink companies
3 [uncountable and countable]DFD an alcoholic drink:
Have another drink.
After that news I need a stiff drink (=strong alcohol)!
go for a drink British English (=go to a pub)
Let's go for a drink.
4 [uncountable] the habit of drinking too much alcohol, in a way that is very bad for your health:
The marriage ended because of her husband's drink problem (=he drank too much alcohol).
They had driven him to drink (=made him start drinking too much alcohol regularly).
After her retirement from the stage she took to drink (=started drinking too much alcohol).


[plural] British EnglishDFDL a social occasion when you have alcoholic drinks and sometimes food
for drinks
Don't forget we're invited to the Jones' for drinks on Sunday.

the drink

old-fashionedDN the sea, a lake, or another large area of water