gimlet gimlet

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a cocktail made of gin or vodka and lime juice
  2. (n) hand tool for boring holes

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. His mother has died during a trip to Spain, and he is brought up under the gimlet eye and Puritan maxims of a crabby maiden aunt.
  2. Others hope that the press, if no one else, will provide the gimlet-eyed assessment of Jackson.
  3. Biding its time was Somoza's real opposition, led by General Carlos Pasos and gimlet-eyed General Emiliano Chamorro.

News

  • Label 7?s cocktails range from refreshing to spicy

    The cocktail menu at Label 7 in Pittsford's Schoen Place has a few gems on it, including a cucumber gimlet that ably slakes a summertime thirst.
    on August 10, 2013     Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Quotes

  1. "With a vodka gimlet," said Mirren, who is traveling with a large posse that includes her husband, director Taylor Hackford.
    on Feb 26, 2007 By: Helen Mirren Source: Hollywood Reporter

  2. "They size these agencies up in a gimlet-eyed fashion," says Tom Brokaw. "It's like going to a GE division meeting."
    on Sep 8, 2006 By: Tom Brokaw Source: CNNMoney.com

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