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Definition(s):

  • (n) a mixed drink made of alcoholic liquor mixed with water or a carbonated beverage and served in a tall glass

Usage(s):

  1. Most often it is employed to generate vertigo, as when a trapeze artist dangles above a crowd, or when two men have a highball-to-highball confrontation with a swiveling stripper.
  2. He was an expert at filling a highball glass to the top, without spilling a drop.
  3. If a visitor happened to ask for a highball, he was gently reminded that the club has never served liquor.

News

  • Urban Spirits

    Bar: The Phoenix Bartender: Kazmira Drink: The Dirty Russian Ingredients: 1 oz Bellows Vodka Half oz Kahlua 2 percent Milk Espresso The Dirty Russian In a highball glass, pour vodka and Kahlua over ice. Slowly pour in milk and add a shot of espresso. Now curl up with a nice book in...
    on July 3, 2013     Source: Urban Tulsa

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Quotes

  1. "I try to match a highball hitter against a highball pitcher, an offspeed hitter against an offspeed pitcher, a fastball hitter against a fastball pitcher. It may look unorthodox at times, but it's my opinion and my personnel against their...
    on May 20, 2009 By: Dusty Baker Source: Dayton Daily News

  2. "I wasn't going to argue with him," Stottlemyre said. "I said: `He's a lowball hitter. This next guy's a highball hitter."
    on May 8, 2005 By: Mel Stottlemyre Source: TSN.ca

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