Pronunciation: (lik'ur or, for 3, lik'wôr),[key] —n. 1. a distilled or spirituous beverage, as brandy or whiskey, as distinguished from a fermented beverage, as wine or beer.
2. any liquid substance, as broth from cooked meats or vegetables.
3. Pharm.solution (def. 6).
4. a solution of a substance, esp. a concentrated one used in the industrial arts.
—v.t. Informal.to furnish or ply with liquor to drink (often fol. by up).
—v.i. Informal.to drink large quantities of liquor (often fol. by up).