drink someone under the table

drink (someone) under the table

To be able to drink much more alcohol than someone else. Please, she's a tipsy after one shot—I could definitely drink her under the table.
See also: drink, table

drink someone under the table

INFORMAL
If someone drinks you under the table, they drink much more alcohol than you. Donna is the only person I know who can drink me under the table. His dad drank him under the table and then tucked him up in bed.
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drink someone under the table

consume more alcohol than your drinking companion without becoming as drunk. informal
See also: drink, someone, table
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Being able to drink someone under the table may have nothing to do with years of practice, an unquenchable thirst or a taste for alcohol.