knockout drops


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Related to knockout drops: chloroform, Knockout gas

knockout drops

pl n
slang a drug secretly put into someone's drink to cause stupefaction. See also Mickey Finn
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knock′out drops`


n.pl.
a drug, esp. chloral hydrate, put in a drink secretly to make the drinker unconscious.
[1890–95]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.knockout drops - chloral hydrate in combination with alcohol; usually administered surreptitiously to make the drinker unconscious
chloral hydrate - a colorless crystalline drug used as a sedative; irritates the stomach and can be addictive
Mickey Finn - slang term for knockout drops
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
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Translations

knockout drops

npl (fam) → sonnifero
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