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alcohol British & World English

A colourless volatile flammable liquid which is the intoxicating constituent of wine, beer, spirits, and other drinks, and is also used as an industrial solvent and as fuel

alcohol English Thesaurus

I don't even smoke cigarettes or touch alcohol

alcohol abuse British & World English

The habitual excessive use of alcohol

alcohol-free British & World English

(Of a drink) not containing alcohol

butyl alcohol British & World English

Any of four isomeric alcohols used as solvents and in organic synthesis

cetyl alcohol British & World English

A waxy alcohol occurring in feces and esterified in spermaceti and wool wax. It is used in cosmetics and as an emulsifier

grain alcohol British & World English

Alcohol made by the fermentation of grain; ethanol

wood alcohol British & World English

Crude methanol made by distillation from wood

methyl alcohol British & World English

Another term for methanol.

rubbing alcohol British & World English

Denatured alcohol, typically perfumed, used as an antiseptic or in massage

absolute alcohol British & World English

Ethanol containing less than one per cent of water by weight

isopropyl alcohol British & World English

Another term for isopropanol.

fetal alcohol syndrome British & World English

A congenital syndrome associated with excessive consumption of alcohol by the mother during pregnancy, and characterized by retardation of mental development and of physical growth, particularly of the skull and face

ethyl alcohol in alcohol British & World English

A colourless volatile flammable liquid which is the intoxicating constituent of wine, beer, spirits, and other drinks, and is also used as an industrial solvent and as fuel