big drink of water

big drink of water

 and a tall drink of water 
1. Fig. a very tall person. Tim is sure a big drink of water. Kelly grew into a tall drink of water.
2. Fig. a boring person or thing. (A pun on "hard to take.") She is a big drink of water, but she could be worse. The lecture was a big drink of water.
See also: big, drink, of, water

big drink of water

1. n. a very tall person. (Folksy.) Tim is sure a big drink of water.
2. n. a boring person or thing. (A pun on hard to take.) The lecture was a big drink of water.
See also: big, drink, of, water
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Gaston, who suffered sore paws from his repeated escape attempts, was given ham, his favourite food, and a big drink of water following his release.
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