big drink of water

big drink of water

1. A tall, typically slender person. Who's that big drink of water who just walked in?
2. A rather boring, plain, or uninteresting person. Sarah's new boyfriend sure is a big drink of water, huh? He barely said a word all night.
See also: 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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Then it was on to a packed Lime Street, where the giant stopped for a rest and a big drink of water - fired into his mouth from a hosepipe (which also provided a welcome cooling spray for many of us below).
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More stubborn cases can be helped by trying to break the cycle and taking a big drink of water. You can also try holding your breath or breathing into a paper bag for a few minutes.
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