hard drink

noun
an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
Derivationally related forms: ↑boozy (for: ↑booze), ↑booze (for: ↑booze), ↑spirituous (for: ↑spirits), ↑spiritous (for: ↑spirits)
Hyponyms:
aqua vitae, ↑ardent spirits, ↑aquavit, ↑akvavit, ↑arrack, ↑arak, ↑bitters, ↑brandy, ↑gin, ↑ouzo, ↑rum, ↑schnapps, ↑schnaps, ↑mescal, ↑tequila, ↑vodka, ↑whiskey, ↑whisky, ↑firewater, ↑lacing

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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