- an unaged, colorless, distilled spirit, originally made in Russia.
Origin of vodka
Examples from the Web for vodka
The substitute nurse says to him in a stage whisper, “You know, the doctor says no vodka.”Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days
December 13, 2014
More so than any American activist that was dumping out bottles of Latvian vodka thinking it was Russian in the summer of 2013.‘To Russia With Love’: Can Johnny Weir Save Russia’s Gays?
October 29, 2014
Whiskey and vodka are also loosely classified as such, but the base of baijiu is sorghum.The Most Powerful Liquor in the World
August 24, 2014
The decrepit BMD came to a stop with a gear-clanking jolt by the water, and within seconds the soldiers broke out the vodka.Shakeup In the Ukraine Rebel High Command
August 15, 2014
Add chocolate milk, vodka, whiskey, ice in blender and blend.Epic Meal Empire’s Meat Monstrosities: From the Bacon Spider to the Cinnabattleship
July 26, 2014
His last touch was to supplement the decanter of sherry with a bottle of vodka.
In the ensuing silence he repaired to the buffet and drank a glass of vodka.
But also he is a Slav and likes a glass of vodka on Sundays and feast days.Bulgaria
And yet for some of them this life of brawls and vodka, of theft and mendicancy, is a very hell.Maxim Gorki
So fuddled was he by vodka that he was unable to understand the purport of my visit.The Minister of Evil
William Le Queux
- an alcoholic drink originating in Russia, made from grain, potatoes, etc, usually consisting only of rectified spirit and water
Word Origin and History for vodka
1802, from Russian vodka, literally "little water," from voda "water" (from PIE *wedor, *wodor; see water (n.1)) + diminutive suffix -ka.