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gimlet

gim·let

gimlet

 
pronunciation:
gIm liht
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a tool used to make holes, consisting of a shaft with a sharp, spiral tip attached to a handle at a right angle.
similar words:
broach
definition 2: an alcoholic beverage consisting of sweetened lime juice mixed with vodka or gin.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: gimleted, gimleting, gimlets
definition: to make a hole in with a gimlet or similar tool.
similar words:
bore, puncture