noun (plural thimblefuls)
A small quantity of liquid, especially alcohol: a thimbleful of brandy
More example sentences
- There will also be plenty of Glaswegian humour, a thimbleful of alcohol or two, and not a Hooray Henry in sight.
- Matron allowed me to come too, for a while, to watch, pirouette around and drink a thimbleful of ginger wine.
- She says, ‘Mother had always been a binge drunker, not touching a thimbleful for weeks or months when she'd gotten her gullet full.’
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