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bottle

1. informal Alcoholic beverages. I have to drive home, so I'm staying off the bottle tonight.
2. informal Excessive or habitual consumption of alcoholic beverages. I'm afraid that Tom is on the bottle again.
3. slang The buttocks. The term comes from rhyming slang in which "bottle" is short for "bottle and glass," which rhymes with "ass" or "arse." Primarily heard in UK. It's icy out there, so take it slow, or you'll end up on your bottle.

the bottle

euphemism Alcohol in general, especially in the context of abuse or addiction. I think Jerry might be back on the bottle. His work has gotten really sloppy and he's been very agitated lately. I need to start laying off the bottle and focusing on my studies.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

bottle

drinking alcohol. His friends thought he was a bit too fond of the bottle. She tried to stay away from the bottle, but she never could manage it for long.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

bottle

1. n. a drunkard. The bar was empty save an old bottle propped against the side of a booth.
2. and the bottle n. liquor. (Always with the in this sense.) Her only true love is the bottle.
3. in. to drink liquor to excess. Let’s go out and bottle into oblivion.

the bottle

verb
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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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