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.

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. 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. Mark Fleischman:

    At Studio 54, we were not allowed to serve liquor after 4, and we normally closed by 5, but people didn’t want to sleep. They were all hopped up on whatever drugs they were taking. So we all piled into limos and head down to Chelsea… those after-hours clubs would stay open until noon. But they were completely illegal. And that’s what made it so fun. There was drinking, everyone was doing cocaine and poppers. It was quite the scene.

  2. Tim McGraw:

    I remember a moment when I was getting out of bed and going to the liquor cabinet and taking a big shot at 8:00 in the morning and thinking, ‘I have to wake the kids up,’ i went straight to my wife and said, ’This is where I’m at.’ I was scared.

  3. Saadi Shirazi:

    Whoso associates with the wicked will be accused of following their ways, though their principles may have made no impression upon him; just as if a person were in the habit of frequenting a tavern, he would not be supposed to go there for prayer, but to drink intoxicating liquor.

  4. 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.

  5. Dong Baozhen:

    There are big bubbles in consumer, health care and liquor stocks, with valuations of some of these shares exceeding their previous record highs, their rally has nothing to do with fundamentals now and poses huge risks for investors.

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    an exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression
    • A. elation
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