HyperDic: alcoholic_beverage

English > 1 sense of the expression alcoholic beverage:
NOUNfoodalcoholic beverage, alcohol, alcoholic drink, intoxicant, inebrianta liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
English > alcoholic beverage: 1 sense > noun 1, food
MeaningA liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent.
Synonymsalcohol, alcoholic drink, intoxicant, inebriant
Narroweraperitifalcoholic beverage taken before a meal / meal as an appetizer
brew, brewagedrink made by steeping and boiling and fermenting rather than distilling
hard cideralcoholic drink from fermented cider
home brew, homebrewAn alcoholic beverage (especially beer) made at home
hooch, hootchAn illicitly distilled (and usually inferior / inferior) alcoholic liquor
kava, kavakavaAn alcoholic drink made from the aromatic roots of the kava shrub
koumiss, kumisAn alcoholic beverage made from fermented mare's milk
liqueur, cordialStrong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal / meal
liquor, spirits, booze, hard drink, hard liquor, John Barleycorn, strong drinkAn alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
mixed drinkmade of two or more ingredients
neutral spirits, ethyl alcoholnonflavored alcohol of 95 percent or 190 proof used for blending with straight whiskies and in making gin and liqueurs
nipamade from sap of the Australasian nipa palm
perryA fermented and often effervescent beverage made from juice of pears
proof spiritA mixture containing half alcohol by volume at 60 degrees Fahrenheit
pulquefermented Mexican drink from juice of various agave plants especially the maguey
rotgutAny alcoholic beverage of inferior / inferior quality
sake, saki, rice beerJapanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice
slugAn amount of an alcoholic drink (usually liquor) that is poured or gulped
wine, vinofermented juice (of grapes especially)
Broaderbeverage, drink, drinkable, potableAny liquid / liquid suitable for drinking
drug of abuse, street drugA drug that is taken for nonmedicinal reasons (usually for mind-altering effects)
Spanishalcohol, bebida alcohólica
Catalanalcohol, beguda alcohòlica, intoxicant

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