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swill something down

to drink something, especially an alcoholic drink, in great gulps. The guy took a quart of beer and swilled it down in a few seconds. He swilled down a quart of beer.
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swill down

1. To drink something quickly: After the toast, we swilled down our beers. I poured a tall glass of orange juice and swilled it down.
2. swill down with To follow the ingestion of something, such as food, with the ingestion of some liquid: We swilled down the hot dogs with beer. I swilled the bitter medicine down with a glass of water.
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swill out

To empty or clean something by a flow of water or liquid: After you finish washing the dishes, swill out the sink with water. I swilled the cup out and poured myself a glass of milk.
See also: out, swill

monkey swill

n. inferior liquor; strong liquor. Where did you get this monkey swill? This would kill a monkey anyway.
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1. n. liquor. The swill they serve here is better than you can get elsewhere.
2. n. a drink of liquor. Here, you can have a little swill of mine.
3. tv. & in. to drink liquor. He swilled a whole case of beer yesterday. Isn’t he joyful yet?
4. n. any nasty food or drink. Let’s go over to the ptomaine-domain and get our evening swill.


n. a drinking bout. There was a swill-up at the frat house last week.
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Swiller, who added that he believes the profession has become time-centric and impersonal.
TWO hundred years ago today the Black Flood poured through Marsden at 1am after Swillers Reservoir burst, inundated the valley and swept five people to their deaths.
The grunters may snout around unappetising troughs, but they are not renowned as scum swillers.
Delivered to a pit of cheery youthful swillers, located in a notorious red-light district, and in the midst of a comedy, the chances of success for such sentiments look unpropitious.
It might be pounds 85 a ticket but, before rushing to judge Johnson, the beer swillers in the corporate seats should look at the quality of the man and the shallowness of the people around him.
But make no mistake, Gordon Strachan has a bite to match his bark and yesterday Celtic's manager went looking for trouble in the latest startling act of his one-man war against the Kestrel swillers.
Moonshine swillers and feuding hicks--these are the images that most people hold.
Though they might be unwilling to be associated with the beer swillers and the screamers on Stateville's front lawn, their smug responses would fit well onto one of the signs that supporters of the death penalty are waving outside.
Why not book a table for food beforehand and enjoy our cocktails 2 for PS11 Saith Seren, Wrexham 01978 447006 Event: Swillers Time: 9pm Cost: Free Details: Popular rock band Y Dderwen-The Oak, Mold 01352 741466 Event: Songs from the 20's to the 80'ss Time: 9pm Cost: Free Details: John and Ross to entertain you with songs from the past.
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As a member of AC/DC cover band The Swillers he approached other bands for help.
I know there are clubs about who attempt it, but these have usually had the floor space reduced to the size of a pocket handkerchief and surrounded by tables full of beer swillers and people intent on poisoning the atmosphere with cigarette smoke.
Lads are no longer inspired by loutish, beer swillers, but are looking up to clean-living, successful men, according to the men's mag that inspired the 'Lad Generation'.
They're not bothered about trainers and owners there, all they're bothered about is beer swillers and lager louts