brown bottle flu

brown bottle flu

slang A hangover. I'm not surprised you have the brown bottle flu today—do you remember last night at the bar at all?
See also: bottle, brown, flu
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brown bottle flu

n. a hangover or sickness from drinking. (Probably from beer, which is often sold in brown bottles.) Wayne had a case of the brown bottle flu and didn’t make the meeting.
See also: bottle, brown, flu
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