What does “quaff” mean?
Part of Speech:verb
Pronunciations: IPA: /kwɒf/ Glossary-style: [kwof]
Definition: verb: drink in great quantity with pleasure, as alcohol. noun: a drink that is drunk in great quantity with pleasure. an act of drinking in great quantity with pleasure.
Example: College students (for example those in the United States) are known for quaffing great amounts of alcohol, typically in the form of cheap beer. (Just for the record, this is a very bad habit.)
Practice vocab question!
Sir Drink-a-lot ——- his ale greedily, ——- his potations quickly and happily.
(A) sipped . . eschewing
(B) quaffed . . nursing
(C) imbibed . . gulping down
(D) consumed . . avoiding
(E) refused . . chugalugging