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[mass noun] Alcoholic drink made from malt by fermentation rather than distillation, for example beer.
- ‘That's why they drive inconspicuous foreign sports cars at high speeds while drunk on malt liquor, taking down telephone poles and innocent children by accident.’
- ‘The beach was fairly empty; there were a few couples strolling hand-in-hand, some teenagers sipping from bottles of malt liquor, throwing rocks, talking loudly.’
- ‘The sea scallops look good until I'm told they're served in a broth of malt liquor and mummified litchi nuts.’
- ‘To drink, there's fresh papaya juice, lemonade and Malta Corona, not malt liquor but a fizzy, slightly sweet beverage that tastes like Ovaltine soda.’
- ‘They saw that I wasn't afraid to drink a 40-ounce bottle of malt liquor.’
- ‘One of them who oppose taxes on cigarettes and malt liquor did so because ‘it will weigh most heavily on the poor’.’
- ‘If I were drinking malt liquor, I'd probably have a pretty good base coat laid down.’
- ‘Leaning against one of the cars are three young men with baseball caps, drinking big 40-ounce bottles of Cobra malt liquor at 9.30 in the morning.’
- ‘We actually cheered when malt liquor was made available at the local stores.’
- ‘Dwight and his room-mates spend their nights downing malt liquor in homage to the inner-city youth they never had.’
- ‘I pulled off the road and carried the malt liquor and my fishing tackle out into the wetlands.’
- ‘If I remember correctly, it was the first time Kofi ever tried malt liquor.’
- ‘Propagandistic messages can be used to accomplish positive social ends, as in campaigns to reduce drunk driving, but they are also used to win elections and to sell malt liquor.’
- ‘The true grandaddy of malt liquors, Country Club was the first successful malt liquor in America.’
- ‘If you plan to win this, you'll need a stress ball and some malt liquor, because it won't come easy.’
- ‘Breedlove still has the bike and the blue hair, along with a few tattoos, but she no longer snacks on malt liquor.’
- ‘‘Rap artists have been popular images in malt liquor advertising and ‘gangsta’ rap performers portray malt liquor as a sign of masculinity,’ she said.’
- ‘The Hornell Brewing Company, manufacturer of Crazy Horse malt liquor, is also being called to task.’
- ‘The boys on the corner with their bottles of malt liquor laughed at me, but I knew I had found gold.’
- ‘A clerk comes up to me, as I'm picking between fairly expensive vodkas, and asks me if I'd like to know where the malt liquor is.’
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