hard liquor

hard liquor
strong liquor (rum etc.) with 40 % alcohol

The bar was serving beer, wine and several kinds of hard liquor.

English Idioms. Sayings and slang .

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать курсовую

Look at other dictionaries:

  • hard liquor — China produces all sorts of alcoholic drinks, but primarily hard liquor, commonly called baijiu (white liquor) or shaojiu (burnt alcohol). Hard liquor is fermented from assorted grains such as rice, sorghum and wheat. The most famous brand names… …   Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture

  • hard liquor — n. potent liquor such as whiskey, gin, rum, etc. □ Hard liquor makes me sick. □ Stay off of hard liquor until your stomach feels better …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • hard liquor — noun an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented • Syn: ↑liquor, ↑spirits, ↑booze, ↑hard drink, ↑John Barleycorn, ↑strong drink • Derivationally related forms: ↑boozy ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • hard liquor — спиртной напиток alcoholic liquor спиртной напиток spirituous liquor спиртной напиток shanty liquor напитки, продающиеся в пивной the liquor traffic торговля спиртными напитками …   English-Russian travelling dictionary

  • hard liquor — alcoholic beverage with an alcohol content of more than 22.5 percent (such as gin, whiskey, rum, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hard liquor — especially AmE noun (U) strong alcohol such as whisky …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • hard — [härd] adj. [ME < OE heard, akin to Ger hart < IE base * kar , hard > Gr karyon, nut, kratos, strength] 1. not easily dented, pierced, cut, or crushed; resistant to pressure; firm and unyielding to the touch; rigid; solid and compact 2.… …   English World dictionary

  • hard — (adj.) O.E. heard solid, firm, not soft, also severe, rigorous, cruel, from P.Gmc. *hardu (Cf. O.S., Du. hard, O.N. harðr hard, O.H.G. harto extremely, very, Ger. hart, Goth. hardus hard ), from PIE *kortu , (Cf. Gk. kratos …   Etymology dictionary

  • Liquor store — The interior of a liquor store in Breckenridge, Colorado. Contents …   Wikipedia

  • liquor — noun (esp. AmE) ADJECTIVE ▪ alcoholic (BrE), hard, intoxicating (BrE), strong ▪ I don t drink hard liquor any more. ▪ It is an offence to sell intoxicating liquor to anyone under the age of 18 …   Collocations dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”