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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HIGHBALL

Joe finished his highball and came to his feet to get another one.

Kennedy finished off his highball and began to build another immediately.

I suppose you'll be wanting to join dear Mr. Frazer in a highball; you're such a pet of his.

Next day, along about first-drink time, I felt a craving for a highball.

Sensing his need, I brought him a highball, and one for myself.

Youre not drinking your highball, Mr. Denby, Alice observed.

No, I am not in a hurry; and it's such a disagreeable day you ought to have a highball.

I believe you had reached the highball incident in your recital.

I don't know what a mashie is, but I do know what a highball bat is.

"My new husband is the love of a tangoist," she babbled across her highball.

WORD ORIGIN

type of alcoholic drink, 1898, probably from ball "drink of whiskey;" high because it is served in a tall glass.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HIGHBALL

glass

nounobject used for drinking liquids
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