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guzzle something down

to drink something rapidly and eagerly. He guzzled the beer down and called for another. He guzzled down the beer and called for another.
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1. tv. & in. to drink alcohol in great quantities. (Very old.) Stop guzzling for a while and pay attention.
2. n. a drinking spree. Fred’s out on another of his guzzles.


1. mod. arrested. (Underworld.) Rocko got himself guzzled on a speeding rap.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. Todd was too guzzled to drive home.
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n. a drunkard; a heavy drinker. Old guzzle-guts here would like another drink.
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He sends them out and then opens the pile of rejection letters at once, guzzling a 12- pack to ease the pain.