shicker

[ shik-er ]
/ ˈʃɪk ər /

noun Slang.

alcoholic liquor.
a drunkard.

Nearby words

  1. shiatsu,
  2. shibah,
  3. shibah asar betammuz,
  4. shibboleth,
  5. shicer,
  6. shickered,
  7. shidduch,
  8. shied,
  9. shiel,
  10. shield

Origin of shicker

1890–95; < Yiddish shiker (see shickered) by back formation from shickered

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British Dictionary definitions for shicker

shicker

/ (ˈʃɪkə) /

noun

Australian archaic, slang alcoholic drink; liquor

Word Origin for shicker

via Yiddish from Hebrew

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