Thursday, March 17, 2011
quaff verb [KWOFF; KWAFF] To drink a beverage, esp. an intoxicating one, copiously and with hearty enjoyment.
Definitions for quaff
- To drink a beverage, esp. an intoxicating one, copiously and with hearty enjoyment.
- To drink (a beverage) copiously and heartily
- An act or instance of quaffing.
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Citations for quaff
He gets drunk with his guides, makes eyes at the girls and gamely quaffs snake wine.
If you were patient and kept your nose clean, you could slowly, almost effortlessly, rise from serf to squire and maybe even all the way to knight, in which case you, too, would be entitled to quaff bowl-size martinis at midday.
Origin of quaff
Quaff is of unknown origin.