livener


livener
liv·en·er

English syllables. 2014.

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  • livener — noun a) One who, or that which, livens. Too often, it was the potential liveners of society who emigrated, taking their skills and talents and initiative to benefit other countries... b) An alcoholic drink. I needed a few liveners if I was to… …   Wiktionary

  • livener — n British a strong alcoholic drink …   Contemporary slang

  • livener — n. person or thing that enlivens, person or thing which revives or animates …   English contemporary dictionary

  • livener —    an intoxicant taken early in the morning    Either by someone who was drunk the previous evening or by a habitual drunkard:     Your Lordship has heard of people having liveners in the morning. (Birmingham Daily Post, 1897, quoted in EDD) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • livener — Noun. A drink used as a pick me up, often the first drink of the day …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • livener — noun see liven * * * livˈener noun • • • Main Entry: ↑live …   Useful english dictionary

  • liven — livener, n. /luy veuhn/, v.t. 1. to put life into; rouse; enliven; cheer (often fol. by up): What can we do to liven up the party? v.i. 2. to become more lively; brighten (usually fol. by up): If this party doesn t liven up soon, let s leave.… …   Universalium

  • Tessīn — Tessīn, 1) (Ticīno, spr. Titschino), linker Nebenfluß des Po im Schweizercanton T., dem er den Namen gibt, u. in Oberitalien, entspringt aus drei Quellen am St. Gotthard u. am Nüsenenpasse, nimmt die Abflüsse aus den Seen der Piora Alpen, den… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Uri [1] — Uri, 1) der vierte Canton der Schweiz u. einer der drei Urcantone, zwischen den Cantonen Schwyz, Glarus, Graubündten, Tessin, Wallis, Bern u. Unterwalden, 19,67 QM.; er begreift das Thal der obern Reuß mit seinen zahlreichen wilden Nebenthälern u …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • liven — /ˈlaɪvən / (say luyvuhn) phrase liven up, 1. to put life into; rouse; cheer. 2. to become more lively; brighten. {liv(e)2 + en1} –livener, noun …   Australian English dictionary


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