Definition of rotgut in English:


Line breaks: rot¦gut
Pronunciation: /ˈrɒtɡʌt


[mass noun] informal
Poor-quality and potentially harmful alcoholic drink: not that fearful rotgut you drink [as modifier]: rotgut whisky
More example sentences
  • When the heart truly aches, it doesn't matter whether you're drinking single-malt scotch or rotgut.
  • After all, the whole lime/salt ritual was originally meant to mask the taste of rotgut tequila.
  • If asked to put a name to their poison, they'd call rye, corn, booze, hooch, eel juice or rotgut.

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