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An agent that intoxicates, especially an alcoholic beverage.
anything that causes intoxication
in•tox•i•cant(ɪnˈtɒk sɪ kənt)
1. an intoxicating agent, as alcoholic liquor or certain drugs.adj.
2. intoxicating or exhilarating.
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|Noun||1.||intoxicant - a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent; "alcohol (or drink) ruined him"|
drug of abuse, street drug - a drug that is taken for nonmedicinal reasons (usually for mind-altering effects); drug abuse can lead to physical and mental damage and (with some substances) dependence and addiction
beverage, drinkable, potable, drink - any liquid suitable for drinking; "may I take your beverage order?"
proof spirit - a mixture containing half alcohol by volume at 60 degrees Fahrenheit
aperitif - alcoholic beverage taken before a meal as an appetizer
nipa - made from sap of the Australasian nipa palm
booze, hard drink, hard liquor, John Barleycorn, liquor, spirits, strong drink - an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
neutral spirits, ethyl alcohol - nonflavored alcohol of 95 percent or 190 proof used for blending with straight whiskies and in making gin and liqueurs
pulque - fermented Mexican drink from juice of various agave plants especially the maguey
mixed drink - made of two or more ingredients
hard cider - alcoholic drink from fermented cider; `cider' and `cyder' are European (especially British) usages for the fermented beverage
perry - a fermented and often effervescent beverage made from juice of pears; similar in taste to hard cider
rotgut - any alcoholic beverage of inferior quality
slug - an amount of an alcoholic drink (usually liquor) that is poured or gulped; "he took a slug of hard liquor"
|2.||intoxicant - a drug that can produce a state of intoxication|
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
|Adj.||1.||intoxicant - causing|
alcoholic - characteristic of or containing alcohol; "alcoholic drinks"