Definition of firewater in English:

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firewater

Pronunciation: /ˈfī(ə)rˌwôdər/ Pronunciation: /ˈfī(ə)rˌwädər/

noun

informal
Strong liquor.
Example sentences
  • Beaches and the ‘body beautiful’, samba and beer, football and the local firewater called cachaca are a way of life here.
  • Reading your posts is like drinking firewater.
  • This ritual educated me in some of the most important cornerstones of life: family, friends, and firewater.

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Syllabification: fire·wa·ter

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