HyperDic: hit_the_bottle

English > 1 sense of the expression hit the bottle:
VERBconsumptionhit the bottle, drink, booze, fuddleconsume alcohol
English > hit the bottle: 1 sense > verb 1, consumption
Meaningconsume alcohol.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsdrink, booze, fuddle
Entailed bysober up, soberBecome sober after excessive alcohol consumption
toast, drink, pledge, salute, wassailPropose a toast to
wine and dineEat sumptuously
Narrowercarry, holddrink alcohol without showing ill effects
claretdrink claret
portdrink port
pub-crawl, bar hopGo from one pub to the next and get progressively more drunk
souse, soak, inebriate, hit it upBecome drunk or drink excessively
tankConsume excessive amounts of alcohol
tipple, bibdrink moderately but regularly
winedrink wine
Broaderconsume, ingest, take in, take, haveServe oneself to, or consume regularly
Similar todrink, topedrink excessive amounts of alcohol
Spanishbeber, emborracharse, soplar, tomar unas copas, tomar
Catalanbeure, prendre

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