drink


drink

drink [ drink ] n. m.
• 1874; mot angl. « boisson »
Anglic. Boisson alcoolisée. Prendre un drink au bar. alcool, verre. Long drink [ lɔ̃gdrink ] :alcool, cocktail allongé d'une boisson non alcoolisée.

drink nom masculin (anglais drink, boisson, de to drink, boire) Familier. Boisson alcoolisée, rafraîchissement.

⇒DRINK, subst. masc.
Fam., usuel. Boisson, consommation. Voulez-vous venir prendre un « drink » chez moi, en camarades (MORAND, Lewis, 1924, p. 244). Le drink des gens raffinés (Pub. M., 27 juill. 1965 ds GILB. 1971).
Prononc. :[]. Étymol. et Hist. 1875, déc. contexte angl. (SIMONIN, R. des Deux-Mondes, p. 664 ds BONN.); 1898 (P. BOURGET, La Duchesse bleue, 68 ds QUEM. Fichier). Angl. drink « boisson » déverbal de [to] drink « boire ». Bbg. BONN. 1920, p. 51. — CLAS (A.). Néol. publicitaires. Meta. 1972, t. 17, p. 74.

drink [dʀink] n. m.
ÉTYM. 1874, in Höfler; mot angl. de to drink « boire ».
Anglic. (Affecté). Boisson alcoolisée (dans un contexte mondain, au bar, etc.). Verre. || Boire un drink. || Des drinks.
1 Quant à eux, comptes-tu pour rien le plaisir de dire à leur bar, sur le coup de minuit, tout en suçant la paille d'un drink (…)
Paul Bourget, la Duchesse bleue, p. 68 (1898).
2 L'on compte sur les drinks pour les mettre dans l'atmosphère.
J. Romains, les Hommes de bonne volonté, t. XXIII, p. 177.

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