Origin of gimlet
OTHER WORDS FROM gimletgim·let·y, adjective
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How to use gimlet in a sentence
Murdoch was known to personally track all of the editorial budgets with a gimlet eye.Murdoch on the Rocks: How a Lone Reporter Revealed the Mogul's Tabloid Terror Machine|Clive Irving|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There are reasons, in other words, for hard-shell conservatives to give him the gimlet eye.Rand Paul Woos the Base With Hot Monica Lewinsky Talk|Michael Tomasky|February 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What the baron recoils from in horror, others discern with a gimlet eye to the main social chance.
However, with the gimlet eyes of a new blogger, I detect ominous portents of change.
Gorenflot went off quite happy, and then Chicot made, with a gimlet, a hole in the partition at about the height of his eye.Chicot the Jester|Alexandre Dumas, Pere
To broach a pipe, pierce it with an auger or gimlet, four fingers- breadth over the lower rim, so that the dregs may not rise.Early English Meals and Manners|Various
He stood, shivering, with gimlet flames in his eyes, his fingers twitching restlessly.The Pioneers|Katharine Susannah Prichard
Tom had broken his gimlet and three extra ones which fortunately some one had brought.Tom Slade with the Colors|Percy K. Fitzhugh
I will not have thee strike thy gimlet into these weak vessels; prick thine enemies, Ralph.