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Any alcoholic drink that is made by an amateur at home or in makeshift conditions. Refers to the use of bathtubs in creating illegal alcohol (most often gin, hence the name) during the prohibition years in the US. This stuff is strong, but it tastes like bathtub gin!
slang A bar, especially one that is run-down. Are you guys hungover? You spent an awful lot of time at that gin dive last night!
slang A bar, especially one that is run-down. Are you guys hungover? You spent an awful lot of time at that gin mill last night!
slang A bar. Are you guys hungover? You spent an awful lot of time at that gin palace last night!
slang A drunk; an alcoholic. Oh yeah, I had become a total ginhead before finally going to rehab.
gin milland gin dive and gin palace
n. a saloon; a low liquor establishment. (Older.) Fred hit every gin mill on the way home. The joint looks like a gin dive. I’m not going in there!
n. a drunkard. Gert could have ended up a ginhead, but she went another route instead.