- 1Alcoholic drink, especially distilled spirits.More example sentences
- 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.
- 2.2Liquid in which something has been steeped or cooked.More example sentences
- 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.More example sentences
- 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.
verb(be or get liquored up) Back to top
- North American • informal Be or get drunk.More example sentences
- 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.
Middle English (denoting liquid or something to drink): from Old French lic(o)ur, from Latin liquor; related to liquare 'liquefy', liquere 'be fluid'.