Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Log in or sign up to add your own related words.
Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.
wilywillamina commented on the word social lubricant
Alcohol: lubricates social intercourse.
December 27, 2008
rolig commented on the word social lubricant
Or as Ogden Nash put it, famously, in "The Ice-Breaker":
Candy is dandy
But liquor is quicker.
dontcry commented on the word social lubricant
HA! Good one! Laughed out loud!
sarra commented on the word social lubricant
Prolagus commented on the word social lubricant
Alcohol is often called a “social lubricant,�? which I always took to mean that it was friendlier than other lubricants — like that party-pooper, motor oil.
(The New York Times, Really, It’s the Booze Talking, by Glenn Eichler, December 22, 2008)
Wordnik is fiscally sponsored by Planetwork NGO, Inc,a California 501(c) (3) non-profit educational organization, EIN #94-3366969.