drinknoun [ C or U ]uk /drɪŋk/ us /drɪŋk/
drink noun [ C or U ] (LIQUID)
- I like to have a hot drink at bedtime.
- In hot weather, shops do a brisk trade in cold drinks and ice creams.
- I don't let the children have sweet fizzy drinks.
- I think apple juice is your favourite drink, isn't it?
- The table tipped and all our drinks fell on the floor.
drink noun [ C or U ] (ALCOHOL)
drinks [ plural ]
- "I've bought you a drink." "Cheers, mate."
- We can't get a drink! It's after (pub) closing time.
- I won't have another drink, thanks. I need to have a clear head for my meeting in the morning.
- We could go for a drink after work tomorrow, if you like.
- He has some information I want, so I'm going to try to coax it out of him over a drink.
drink verb (LIQUID)
- If I drink too much coffee, I can't sleep.
- You'll dehydrate very quickly in this heat, if you don't drink lots of water.
- It's strange how drinking a lot of water can often make you feel thirsty.
- She drank two whole glassfuls of orange juice.
- I love milk - I drink gallons of the stuff.
drink verb (ALCOHOL)
I didn't drink at all while I was pregnant.
- It's a classic case of the bored-housewife syndrome - she's got nothing to do all day except drink and go shopping.
- I'm a social drinker - I only drink when I'm with other people.
- You look a bit rough - how much did you have to drink last night?
- He drank himself to death.
- He drank, womanized and wasted money.