[ hahy-proof ]
/ ˈhaɪˈpruf /


containing a high percentage of alcohol: high-proof spirits.
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Examples from the Web for high-proof

  • It turned out that my water was high-proof gin; yet this draught had no more effect on me than if it had been so much cold water.

    Ned Myers|James Fenimore Cooper
  • Nitric acid will detect if there is cobalt in the lead, by adding to the acid half the quantity of high-proof alcohol.

  • To prevent fermentation, stir in a teacupful of high-proof California brandy.