Definición de liquor en inglés:

liquor

Silabificación: liq·uor
Pronunciación: /ˈlikər
 
/

sustantivo

1Alcoholic drink, especially distilled spirits.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • But men are more likely to order alcohol in casual dining restaurants; both men and women drink liquor and wine.
  • People don't realize that if they order a tall drink they're getting the same amount of liquor as a short drink.
  • At the bar, look for upscale liquor and signature drinks along with a variety of tapas.
Sinónimos
alcohol, spirits, drink, alcoholic drink, intoxicating liquor, intoxicant
informal grog, firewater, rotgut, the hard stuff, the bottle, hooch, moonshine
juice, the sauce
2A liquid produced or used in a process of some kind, in particular.
2.1Water used in brewing.
2.2Liquid in which something has been steeped or cooked.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • These had been slightly glazed with concentrated poaching liquor and dusted with what tasted like ground-down, caramelised peach crisps.
  • A lot of popular spicy dishes require the ingredients to be marinated in a liquor for a few hours or overnight.
2.3Liquid that drains from food during cooking.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • They are more similar to dried beans than either crowder or black-eyed peas, and make a clear liquor when cooked.
  • Imagine you are making jam and have gotten to the point where you pour the steaming liquor of fruit, sugar, and pectin into the jars.
  • Strain over a wide jug and retain the liquor, discarding the peppercorns.
2.4The liquid from which a substance has been crystallized or extracted.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The coolers often contained rods or branches to increase the surface area on which the liquor could crystallise.
Sinónimos

verbo

(be or get liquored up) Volver al principio  
North American informal Be or get drunk.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • But this stuff kicks - put it in a club, liquor up the audience, lay the lights low and let the band tear into this thing and you'll blow out the doors.
  • Dating at work doesn't mean heading out to the ‘Team Building Off-Site and Margarita Blast’ just to liquor up that flirt in Accounts Receivable.

Origen

Middle English (denoting liquid or something to drink): from Old French lic(o)ur, from Latin liquor; related to liquare 'liquefy', liquere 'be fluid'.

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adjective
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