A shot of whiskie with a beer is called a boilermaker.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- a worker who makes or repairs boilers
- ☆ Informal a drink of whiskey in beer or with beer as a chaser
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- One that makes or repairs boilers.
- Slang A drink of whiskey with a beer chaser.