Definition of drink someone's health in English:

drink someone's health


  • Express one's good wishes for someone by raising one's glass and drinking a small amount.

    • ‘I drank their health as they embark on new adventures.’
    • ‘I signed his card and donated money for a present, and drank his health at the pub.’
    • ‘Don't be surprised if a perfect stranger comes over to drink your health - it's just that kind of place.’
    • ‘Now I shall be able to set myself down, tell my stories, take my glass, and to all those who have patience to listen to my wonderful dream on the Catskill, I'll drink their health.’
    • ‘But we drank his health, and the last to drink was Dangerous Dan McGrew.’
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