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monkey swill

Liquor that is particularly unpleasant or low quality. I'll never understand how you can drink that monkey swill—it's going to rot your gut! I quite like good whiskey, but not monkey swill like that.
See also: monkey, swill

swill

An alcoholic beverage, especially beer, and typically one that is particularly unpleasant or low quality. I'll never understand how you can drink that swill! There's only one pub in this town, and all it serves is swill.

swill down

To drink something in fast, large gulps. Said especially of alcoholic beverages. A noun or pronoun can be used between "swill" and "down." He was swilling down wine throughout dinner, and he was nearly incoherent by the time we got to dessert. Let me just swill this down and I'll be ready to go.
See also: down, swill

swill down with (something)

To aid, follow, or accompany the ingestion of something with large gulps of a particular beverage. A noun or pronoun can be used between "swill" and "down." He swilled down the large, unpleasant pills with a large glass of water. We kept swilling down the hot wings with beer, so we were quite drunk by the end of dinner.
See also: down, swill

swill out

To rinse something out in order to clean or empty it. A noun or pronoun can be used between "swill" and "out." Be sure to swill out your cups with water and sterilizing solution after every meal while you're out here. Just swill the glasses from last night out and pour the wine into them.
See also: out, swill

swill something down

to drink something, especially an alcoholic drink, in great gulps. The guy took a quart of beer and swilled it down in a few seconds. He swilled down a quart of beer.
See also: down, swill

swill down

v.
1. To drink something quickly: After the toast, we swilled down our beers. I poured a tall glass of orange juice and swilled it down.
2. swill down with To follow the ingestion of something, such as food, with the ingestion of some liquid: We swilled down the hot dogs with beer. I swilled the bitter medicine down with a glass of water.
See also: down, swill

swill out

v.
To empty or clean something by a flow of water or liquid: After you finish washing the dishes, swill out the sink with water. I swilled the cup out and poured myself a glass of milk.
See also: out, swill

monkey swill

n. inferior liquor; strong liquor. Where did you get this monkey swill? This would kill a monkey anyway.
See also: monkey, swill

swill

1. n. liquor. The swill they serve here is better than you can get elsewhere.
2. n. a drink of liquor. Here, you can have a little swill of mine.
3. tv. & in. to drink liquor. He swilled a whole case of beer yesterday. Isn’t he joyful yet?
4. n. any nasty food or drink. Let’s go over to the ptomaine-domain and get our evening swill.

swill-up

n. a drinking bout. There was a swill-up at the frat house last week.
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With Rod Waterfield, who runs Bodfari's Woodland Skills Centre, Ruth now wants to restore to prominence the Welsh swill basket, and they are making a plea for any surviving specimens.
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The Ombudsman agreed with what the farmers have said all along - that those who made the decision to ban pig swill did not have a clue about the impact it would have on farmers," said ASU spokesman Alex McGaw.
For his latest venture, Swill is entering uncharted territory.
It is hard to believe that anyone would allow the feeding of swill to continue on a farm in such condition.
Mr Price added that the video gives weight to the calls for compensation for the 62 swill users who lost their livelihoods when swill feeding was banned in 2001 following the crisis.
Kevin Swill, who has been appointed to run Carlton's crowdfunding site with Chawla, is also Carlton's chief operating officer, and is responsible for institutional equity distribution, and managing relationships with broker/dealers, family offices and ultra-high net worth individuals.
FIREFIGHTERS called to swill away petrol after an accident found an injured motorcyclist in the middle of the road.
Three North East country and western bands, Colt 45, The Regulators and The Swill Billies, will also be playing for free to help the charity event.
Former world junior champion Mark Lewis-Franci swill defend his 100 metres title in what should be a weekend's feast of sprinting at the Norwich Union British Trials and Championships.
If we stay on the present course and coast on the same old swill, we'll be as guilty as Martin Duberman's generation of getting stuck in the mud.
But then again, Valenti has always insisted that vulgar, violent, sex-crazed programming is Hollywood's way of celebrating the First Amendment, and that keeping televisual swill away from children is the parent's responsibility.
Swill as chief operating officer of the Carlton Group.