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firewater Line breaks: fire|water
Pronunciation: /ˈfʌɪəwɔːtə/

Definition of firewater in English:

noun

[mass noun] informal
Strong alcoholic drink.
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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