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QUAFF

 Dictionary entry overview: What does quaff mean? 

QUAFF (noun)
  The noun QUAFF has 1 sense:

1. a hearty draft

  Familiarity information: QUAFF used as a noun is very rare.


QUAFF (verb)
  The verb QUAFF has 1 sense:

1. to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught

  Familiarity information: QUAFF used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


QUAFF (noun)


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Meaning:

A hearty draft

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Hypernyms ("quaff" is a kind of...):

draft; draught; potation; tipple (a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg)


QUAFF (verb)


Sense 1quaff [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

To swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught

Classified under:

Verbs of eating and drinking

Synonyms:

gulp; quaff; swig

Context example:

The men gulped down their beers

Hypernyms (to "quaff" is one way to...):

drink; imbibe (take in liquids)

"Quaff" entails doing...:

get down; swallow (pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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