Spike someone's drink - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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spike (one's) drink
To mix alcohol or drugs into someone's drink without their awareness or permission. After several students began vomiting on the dance floor, it was discovered that someone had spiked their drinks. If you're at a bar or club on your own, you need to be wary of someone spiking your drink.
spike somebody’s ˈdrink add (more) alcohol or drugs to somebody’s drink, without their knowledge: ...I discovered later that they’d spiked my drink. That’s why I was so ill!
References in periodicals archive
To spike someone's drink
without their knowledge with something which is unwanted is very dangerous.
Drugs like ecstasy are dangerous enough for those who choose to take them of their own free will, as the Leah Betts situation showed,but to spike someone's drink
without their knowledge with something so unwanted and dangerous is completely evil.
He called for tough new laws to combat the menace of sex fiends who spike someone's drink
with drugs like rohypnol - a sedative which causes memory loss.