[ US /ˈæɫkəˌhɑɫ/ ]
[ UK /ˈælkəhˌɒl/ ]
  1. a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
    alcohol (or drink) ruined him
  2. any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation
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How To Use alcohol In A Sentence

  • By adding the chlorides of strontian, uranium, potassium, sodium, iron, or copper to the liquid, various effects may be produced, and these bodies will be found to produce the same color on the plate that their flame gives to alcohol. American Hand Book of the Daguerreotype
  • Drinkwise Day is mainly designed to educate people about the destructive effects of alcohol abuse.
  • Gwenhidwy likes to drink a lot, grain alcohol mostly, mixed in great strange mad-scientist concoctions with beef tea, grenadine, cough syrup, bitter belch-gathering infusions of blue scullcap, valerian root, motherwort and lady's-slipper, whatever's to hand really. Gravity's Rainbow
  • A lot of people already have two alcohol-free days a week but still drink more than is safe. The Sun
  • Alcohol abuse can be inherited but researchers had found few genes directly linked to it. The Sun
  • Noah had calmed down after a couple of drinks, mainly coffee laced with alcohol.
  • As the increase of THC is pumped into the bloodstream, there are no measurable tools to indicate the level of what might be considered an intoxicated level for marijuana, and any classification of such a level [one toke] could be considered illegal and on par with alcohol? 2008 June 28 « Unambiguously Ambidextrous
  • Put all the fruit in a saucepan on a gentle heat and add a couple of tablespoons of caster sugar and a slug of something pleasantly alcoholic such as brandy, whisky or even sherry.
  • Although alcoholism remains the number one dependency problem among judges and lawyers, the face of addiction continues to change.
  • Adjacent to the restaurant is a bar, which is well stocked with an assortment of alcoholic beverages and non-alcoholic drinks.
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