Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Noun: alcohol  'al-ku,hól
  1. A liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
    "alcohol ruined him";
    - alcoholic drink, alcoholic beverage, intoxicant, inebriant
     
  2. Any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation

Derived forms: alcohols

Type of: beverage, drink, drinkable, drug of abuse, liquid, potable, street drug

Encyclopedia: Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms