1. [ noun ] (pharmacology,food) a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
Synonyms: drink intoxicant inebriant alcoholic_beverage

"alcohol (or drink) ruined him"

Related terms: beverage drug_of_abuse liquor wine brew sake pulque malt hooch home_brew proof_spirit nipa kava neutral_spirits aperitif cordial mixed_drink hard_cider perry rotgut koumiss spruce_beer alcoholise alcoholize
2. [ noun ] (chemistry) any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation
Related terms: liquid glycerin ethyl_alcohol diol allyl_alcohol lauryl_alcohol amyl_alcohol butyl_alcohol isopropyl_alcohol propanol sterol cyclohexanol methanol
Similar spelling:   alcoholic