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barrel

informal A large amount or quantity (of something). Tom is a real barrel of laughs. He always livens up these boring dinner parties. You should really come to the fair with us. It'll be a barrel of fun!
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barrel

1. tv. & in. to drink liquor to excess. Stop barreling beer and let’s go home.
2. n. a drunkard. The old barrel was full up and through for the evening.
3. in. to go fast; to speed while driving. She barreled out of here like a bat out of hell.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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