informal Used to express friendly feelings towards one’s companions before drinking: ‘Down the hatch!’ he said, raising his mug
More example sentences
- ‘Well,’ he thought ‘Down the hatch.’ Alex set the empty glass down on the bar and ordered another.
- One for you, two for me. Down the hatch!
- Drain that one, go on, down the hatch, there's plenty more.
Definition of down the hatch in:
- The US English dictionary