Meaning of firewater in English:

firewater

Pronunciation /ˈfʌɪəˌwɔːtə/

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noun

mass noun informal
  • Strong alcoholic drink.

    • ‘Beaches, samba and beer, football and the local firewater, are a way of life here.’
    • ‘Reading your posts is like drinking firewater.’
    • ‘This ritual educated me in some of the most important cornerstones of life: family, friends, and firewater.’
    • ‘We danced and drank firewater.’
    • ‘Bull owners pride themselves on making their animals as aggressive as possible either by baiting them or feeding them large quantities of arrack, the local firewater.’
    • ‘If you've over-indulged in those fine New Zealand wines or given into the temptation to taste the Indian firewater made from cashew nuts, your body may not be thanking you the following day.’
    • ‘And like tequila - not long ago viewed as firewater for party animals - rum is being offered in an expanding array of aged ‘sipping’ varieties.’
    • ‘I tasted it and it was pure firewater.’
    • ‘I had barely set foot in the door when I had a glass of firewater thrown into my hand by one of my mum's friends.’
    • ‘Through its website it has proved itself to be an unrivalled source of the best firewater in the world.’
    • ‘Long ago, he divulged, after drinking firewater, he had lost control of himself, and Colonel Munro had ordered that he be publicly beaten.’
    • ‘He hasn't had a taste of firewater in eight years.’
    • ‘Bulgarians begin the meal with a salad which is taken with rakia, the national firewater, and consumed ever so slowly.’
    • ‘Harsh words elevated into a heated argument fueled by firewater on both sides.’
    • ‘I make spot inspections and sometimes leave with an occasional bottle of overpriced firewater.’
    • ‘Isn't it funny how changes of plans come so easily when firewater courses through your veins?’
    • ‘They hunted, fished and stole ponies, and occasionally when a trader came and supplied them, they drank firewater and fought with one another.’
    • ‘Her voice was slightly hoarse from the firewater and recent awakening.’
    • ‘His fondness for the firewater cost him a seven-day jail sentence earlier this month following a second drink-driving offence.’
    alcohol, alcoholic drink, liquor, intoxicating liquor, drink, strong drink, intoxicants