What does Liquor mean?

Definitions for Liquor
ˈlɪk ər or, for 3 , -wɔrliquor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. liquor, spirits, booze, hard drink, hard liquor, John Barleycorn, strong drinknoun

    an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented

  2. liquornoun

    a liquid substance that is a solution (or emulsion or suspension) used or obtained in an industrial process

    "waste liquors"

  3. liquor, pot liquor, pot likkernoun

    the liquid in which vegetables or meat have be cooked


  1. liquornoun

    A liquid.

  2. liquornoun

    A drinkable liquid.

  3. liquornoun

    A liquid obtained by cooking meat or vegetables (or both).

  4. liquornoun

    Strong alcoholic drink derived from fermentation and distillation.

  5. liquorverb

    To drink liquor, usually to excess.

  6. liquorverb

    To cause someone to drink liquor, usually to excess.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. LIQUORnoun

    Etymology: liquor, Latin; liqueur, French.

    Nor envy’d them the grape
    Whose heads that turbulent liquor fills with fumes. John Milton.

    Sin taken into the soul, is like a liquor poured into a vessel; so much of it as it fills, it also seasons. Robert South, Sermons.

  2. To Liquorverb

    To drench or moisten.

    Etymology: from the noun.

    Cart wheels squeak not when they are liquored. Francis Bacon.


  1. Liquor

    Liquor is a song by American recording artist Chris Brown from his seventh studio album Royalty. It was released as the lead single on June 26, 2015, by RCA Records.


  1. liquor

    Liquor is a term used for any type of alcoholic beverage that is produced through a process of distillation. It refers to spirits or strong alcoholic drinks such as whiskey, vodka, rum, tequila, gin, and other distilled beverages. The alcohol content in these drinks generally ranges from around 20% to as high as 80% by volume, significantly higher than the content in fermented drinks like beer or wine.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Liquornoun

    any liquid substance, as water, milk, blood, sap, juice, or the like

  2. Liquornoun

    specifically, alcoholic or spirituous fluid, either distilled or fermented, as brandy, wine, whisky, beer, etc

  3. Liquornoun

    a solution of a medicinal substance in water; -- distinguished from tincture and aqua

  4. Liquorverb

    to supply with liquor

  5. Liquorverb

    to grease

  6. Etymology: [OE. licour, licur, OF. licur, F. liqueur, fr. L. liquor, fr. liquere to be liquid. See Liquid, and cf. Liqueur.]


  1. Liquor

    Liquor is Poppy Z. Brite's first novel in the liquor novels, which revolves around the two young chefs Rickey and G-man, their restaurant and their life in New Orleans. It's been released in the United States on March 16, 2004.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Liquor

    lik′ur, n. anything liquid: strong drink: a strong solution of a particular substance: any prepared solution.—v.t. to apply liquor or a solution to: (Shak.) to rub with oil or grease.—v.i. (slang) to drink (esp. with up).—n. Liq′uor-gauge, a rod used by excisemen for measuring the depth of liquid in a cask.—Liquor laws, restrictive legislation with regard to the sale of intoxicating drink.—In liquor, drunk; Malt liquors, liquors brewed from malt. [O. Fr. liqeur—L. liquor-emliquēre.]

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  1. Liquor

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Liquor in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Liquor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Liquor in a Sentence

  1. An Indian state minister:

    When I go to the village all the women tell me to ban liquor.

  2. Jane Castor:

    We sent out a letter from our city attorney to over 100 bars and restaurants just reminding them of what the orders are now in the state of Florida and then any violations could result in a loss of a liquor license. So, that usually gets the bars' attention.

  3. Joaquin Niijbe:

    Young men have been consuming marijuana, drugs, and liquor. In our territory our life isn't like that. Because they get drunk they get into fights quickly.

  4. James McGregor:

    Because of the lives they have led - of tainted food, dumplings with cardboard in them, honey that isn't honey, liquor that isn't liquor - they distrust everything.

  5. Charles Elson:

    Usually when someone is indicted you put them on leave because frankly their time is going to be devoted to defending the charges or there may be certain requirements in some states where you do business, particularly operating a casino business or maintaining liquor licenses. That's normal.

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