knock back a drink

knock back a drink

 and knock one back; knock one over
Sl. to swallow a drink of an alcoholic beverage. Todd knocked back one drink, and then had another. Kelly knocked one back. She knocked one over and left the bar.
See also: back, drink, knock
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

knock back a drink

and knock one back and knock one over
tv. to swallow a drink of an alcoholic beverage. Todd knocked back one drink, and then had another. The cowboy swaggered in, knocked one over, and swaggered out again.
See also: back, drink, knock
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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