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dated Liquid antidiarrheal medicine. Be sure to pack some liquid cork on your travels—I hear food in that part of the world can tear through your body something fierce if you're not ready.
slang The decrease in timidity or inhibition that comes from imbibing alcoholic beverages. I'm planning on proposing to Mary tonight, but I think I need a little liquid courage first!
1. An oil that contains finely divided gold, used to decorate ceramics. Look at this gorgeous bowl! I'll bet they used liquid gold for that design.
2. slang A nickname for various alkyl nitrites used as street drugs. Medically, these inhalants are prescribed to relieve angina, but they are used recreationally to produce euphoria and to enhance sexual pleasure. No thanks. I know liquid gold gets you high, but I avoid it because it always makes me dizzy.
Vomit; an act or instance of vomiting. Primarily heard in Australia. Nah, don't worry about him. He just needs to go have a liquid laugh, and he'll be right as rain. I used to get terrible motion sickness in planes, inevitably landing with a bag (or two) of liquid laugh in tow.
A lunchtime outing that consists of drinking alcoholic beverages instead of eating. Bob reprimanded his employees for having a liquid lunch and returning to work intoxicated.
Beverages, especially those containing alcohol, considered collectively. We all decided to go for some liquid refreshment after the game.
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liquid luncha drinking session at lunchtime taking the place of a meal. informal humorous
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n. a medicine that stops diarrhea. This liquid cork isn’t so bad if you get it good and cold before you take it.
n. vomit. If you drink much more, you’re gonna come out with a liquid laugh.
n. a lunch consisting of alcoholic drinks. Sounds like the boss had another liquid lunch again today.
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