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The hedonistic lifestyle is difficult to achieve when you're still carrying your own gear. Trust me that you don't feel glamorous with a 60-pound amp in your arms; it's a lot less sexy than toting a vodka gimlet and impossible to do in heels.
Carrie Brownstein

Meaning of "gimlet" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD GIMLET

From Old French guimbelet, of Germanic origin, see wimble.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF GIMLET

gimlet  [ˈɡɪmlɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIMLET

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gimlet is a verb and can also act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb gimlet in English.

WHAT DOES GIMLET MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of gimlet in the English dictionary

The first definition of gimlet in the dictionary is a small hand tool consisting of a pointed spiral tip attached at right angles to a handle, used for boring small holes in wood. Other definition of gimlet is a cocktail consisting of half gin or vodka and half lime juice. Gimlet is also a eucalyptus of W Australia having a twisted bole.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO GIMLET

PRESENT

Present
I gimlet
you gimlet
he/she/it gimlets
we gimlet
you gimlet
they gimlet
Present continuous
I am gimleting
you are gimleting
he/she/it is gimleting
we are gimleting
you are gimleting
they are gimleting
Present perfect
I have gimleted
you have gimleted
he/she/it has gimleted
we have gimleted
you have gimleted
they have gimleted
Present perfect continuous
I have been gimleting
you have been gimleting
he/she/it has been gimleting
we have been gimleting
you have been gimleting
they have been gimleting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I gimleted
you gimleted
he/she/it gimleted
we gimleted
you gimleted
they gimleted
Past continuous
I was gimleting
you were gimleting
he/she/it was gimleting
we were gimleting
you were gimleting
they were gimleting
Past perfect
I had gimleted
you had gimleted
he/she/it had gimleted
we had gimleted
you had gimleted
they had gimleted
Past perfect continuous
I had been gimleting
you had been gimleting
he/she/it had been gimleting
we had been gimleting
you had been gimleting
they had been gimleting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will gimlet
you will gimlet
he/she/it will gimlet
we will gimlet
you will gimlet
they will gimlet
Future continuous
I will be gimleting
you will be gimleting
he/she/it will be gimleting
we will be gimleting
you will be gimleting
they will be gimleting
Future perfect
I will have gimleted
you will have gimleted
he/she/it will have gimleted
we will have gimleted
you will have gimleted
they will have gimleted
Future perfect continuous
I will have been gimleting
you will have been gimleting
he/she/it will have been gimleting
we will have been gimleting
you will have been gimleting
they will have been gimleting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would gimlet
you would gimlet
he/she/it would gimlet
we would gimlet
you would gimlet
they would gimlet
Conditional continuous
I would be gimleting
you would be gimleting
he/she/it would be gimleting
we would be gimleting
you would be gimleting
they would be gimleting
Conditional perfect
I would have gimlet
you would have gimlet
he/she/it would have gimlet
we would have gimlet
you would have gimlet
they would have gimlet
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been gimleting
you would have been gimleting
he/she/it would have been gimleting
we would have been gimleting
you would have been gimleting
they would have been gimleting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you gimlet
we let´s gimlet
you gimlet
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to gimlet
Past participle
gimleted
Present Participle
gimleting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GIMLET


armlet
ˈɑːmlɪt
bomblet
ˈbɒmlɪt
boomlet
ˈbuːmlɪt
bracelet
ˈbreɪslɪt
bullet
ˈbʊlɪt
camlet
ˈkæmlɪt
chocolate
ˈtʃɒkəlɪt
flamelet
ˈfleɪmlɪt
hamlet
ˈhæmlɪt
lit
lɪt
omelet
ˈɒmlɪt
omelette
ˈɒmlɪt
plumelet
ˈpluːmlɪt
split
splɪt
stemlet
ˈstemlɪt
tablet
ˈtæblɪt
template
ˈtɛmplɪt
toilet
ˈtɔɪlɪt
violet
ˈvaɪəlɪt
wallet
ˈwɒlɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIMLET

gilthead
giltwood
gimbal
gimbal ring
gimbals
gimcrack
gimcrackery
gimel
gimlet-eyed
gimmal
gimmalled
gimme
gimmer
gimmick
gimmickry
gimmicky
gimmie
gimmor
gimp
gimpy

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIMLET

ballet
beamlet
billet
booklet
cabriolet
chalet
factory outlet
filet
gilet
Hospitalet
inlet
let
outlet
pallet
samlet
scarlet
servlet
streamlet
ultraviolet
valet

Synonyms and antonyms of gimlet in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «gimlet» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIMLET

Find out the translation of gimlet to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of gimlet from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «gimlet» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

手钻
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

barrena
570 millions of speakers

English

gimlet
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बरमाना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مخرز
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

буравчик
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

verruma
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

তুরপুন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

vrille
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gimlet
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Bohrer
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ギムレット
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

송곳
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gimlet
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

khoan
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மரத்தில் சிறிய துளை போடும் கருவி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जिलेट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

burgu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

succhiello
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Świderek
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

свердлик
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

burghiu
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τρυπάνι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

boortje
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gimlet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Gimlet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gimlet

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIMLET»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIMLET» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about gimlet

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QUOTES WITH «GIMLET»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word gimlet.
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Carrie Brownstein
The hedonistic lifestyle is difficult to achieve when you're still carrying your own gear. Trust me that you don't feel glamorous with a 60-pound amp in your arms; it's a lot less sexy than toting a vodka gimlet and impossible to do in heels.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIMLET»

Discover the use of gimlet in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gimlet and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Gimlet Goes to War: Four Adventures Starring Gimlet "King of ...
King of the Commandos: Captain Lorrington 'Gimlet' King leads his special Commando detachment on a dangerous sabotage mission into enemy-occupied France where they meet up with 'Cub', destined to become an integral part of their team.
William Earl Johns, 2010
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The Gimlet Eye
a bully – they're more disappointed that they haven't been able to kill the Gimlet Eye as they set out to do.' 'Which means they're going to have to keep locking their animals up at night.' 'That's right. But do you know who's most upset about ...
James Roy, 2011
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Guido the Gimlet of Ghent
Stephen Leacock. Guido the Gimlet of Ghent Stephen Leacock Published by the Library of Alexandria Guido the Gimlet of Ghent Stephen Leacock.
Stephen Leacock
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Forest Trees of Australia
Gimlet Eucalyptus salubris F. Muell. Gimlet is a small to medium-sized tree commonly 8–15 m but occasionally up to 25 m tall and 0.6 m dbh. It has steeply angled limbs and often the branching may occur near ground level or up to about half ...
‎2006
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Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy
10 per dozen. 50 gross screws, brass, 8-inch, No. 30, gimlet point“-.. 30 00 per gross. 50 gross screws, brass, 3-inch, No. 20, gimlet point____ 15 00 per gross. 75 gross screws, brass, 3-inch, No. 16, gimlet point___. 10 00 per gross. 12} each.
United States. Navy Dept, 1864
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United States Congressional serial set
3 gross 4-inch gimlet-point iron screws, No. 20 5 50 per gross. 4 gross 3^-inch gimlet-point iron screws, No. 18 — 3 75 per gross. 4 gross Sj-inch gimlet-point iron screws, No. 17 „. 3 50 per gross. 6 gross 3-iuch gimlet-point iron screws, No.
‎1866
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How's Your Drink?: Cocktails, Culture, and the Art of ...
The virtue of the Gimlet is that it is a simple drink; with most sim- ple drinks, the proportions (and quality) of the ingredients are cru- cial. That isn't to say there is any one correct recipe. As Charles Baker said, the Gimlet “is one to experiment ...
Eric Felten, 2007
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Detailed Exhibits of the Physical Property and Intangible ...
59 133 1 in. x 11 in. machine bolts 14.30 39 1 in. x 12 in. machine bolts 4.86 11 in . x 13 in. machine bolt I3 50 % in. x 5 ' in. motor bolts 7.00 39 1% in. x 3J4 in. motor bolts 7.80 3 5Mi in. x 3J4 in. motor bolt .53 88 ^ in. x 2 in. gimlet pointed lag  ...
Chicago (Ill.). Traction Valuation Commission, Bion Joseph Arnold, George Weston, 1908
9
Girl with Curious Hair
Gimlet observed my penny in my hand while I was gazing at the back of the older man's head, and she read me like a book. She requested into my ear that I throw my penny at the girl with the curious hair so that the girl would be hurt and turn ...
David Foster Wallace, 1989
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Congressional Serial Set
Appendix 23. DESCRIPTION OF VENT PUNCH AND VENT GIMLET FOB THE LIFE-SAVING SERVICE. MADE BY CAPT. D. A. LYLE, ORDNANCE DEPARTMENT. (One Plate.) These implements are designed for the removal of ordinary ...
‎1883

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIMLET»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term gimlet is used in the context of the following news items.
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Teased to death
Holidays, demon grandchildren visit, and I find myself getting all gimlet-eyed with suspicion, hyper-vigilant like in the old days. I never learned ... «LGBTQ Nation, Jul 15»
2
5 Bastille Day Drinks That Are Perfect For Celebrating, Because We …
The French love their apéritifs, which are refreshing pre-meal beverages that stimulate the appetite. So, celebrate in French style with a gimlet or a traditional ... «Bustle, Jul 15»
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ARTFUL CONVERSATIONS Bash for gallery owner flies, even with …
... Cocktails" featured a wonderful grilled peach Old Fashioned with thyme, a Hibiscus mojito and a watermelon basil gimlet, as well as tea. «Arkansas Online, Jul 15»
4
The First Chapter of Harper Lee's Novel Go Set a Watchman Is …
In his daughter's flashbacks Atticus is the same gimlet-eyed but gentle critic of his community as always. Jean Louise anticipates from the train ... «Slate Magazine, Jul 15»
5
The Bird and the Bee is here to play with 'Recreational Love'
That point of view comes through in the gimlet-eyed title track, where George pokes holes in the dubious reasoning of an immature lover, and ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
6
Veruca Salt, 'Ghost Notes'
... Louise Post's spun-sugar harmonies and gimlet-eyed lyrics for extra pop. Gordon departed in 1998 and Post trucked on until the mid-2000s; ... «Boston Globe, Jul 15»
7
'Coup de Foudre', by Ken Kalfus
However, Kalfus's range is formidable and his standout pieces brim with gimlet-eyed observations, dazzling ideas and well-crafted characters ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
8
Building Burnley Embankment
These were known, from the beginning, as the “gimlet holes” and, to the right of the centre arch of the old Culvert, you can see the remains of ... «Pendle Today, Jul 15»
9
Patti LuPone “Hijacked” Audience Member's Cell Phone, Jon Snow …
... “a measure of gimlet-eyed reflection, a large dollop of self-deprecation and a heaping dose of hilarity”), Patti LuPone snatched a cell phone, ... «Flavorwire, Jul 15»
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Budget 2015: the verdict from our columnists
Tempting as it is to gawp solely at the rabbit – a compulsory £9-an-hour living wage for all! – it's usually better to focus gimlet-eyed on the hand. «The Guardian, Jul 15»

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