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Definition of the noun tequila

What does tequila mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: tequilas

  1. Mexican liquor made from fermented juices of an agave plant
    • examples: I'd like a glass of tequila. | I would like a glass of tequila. | That brand of tequila really packs a wallop. | Three beers and a tequila please! | The Tequila Sunrise is made with orange juice, tequila, and grenadine. | Three beers and one tequila please! | Three beers and a tequila please. | Welcome to Tatoeba, tequila, sex and marijuana. | Tom drank a couple of shots of tequila. | Tom wondered how much tequila Mary could drink before she passed out.
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • more generic terms: booze / hard drink / hard liquor / John Barleycorn / liquor / spirits / strong drink = an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
    • substance of: Agave tequilana = Mexican plant used especially for making tequila


Tequila is a regional specific name for a distilled beverage made from the blue agave plant, primarily in the area surrounding the city of Tequila, 65 km northwest of Guadalajara, and in the highlands of the north western Mexican state of Jalisco. Although tequila is a kind of mezcal, modern tequila differs somewhat in the method of its production, in the use of only blue agave plants, as well as in its regional specificity.

  • also known as Alcoholic beverage, distilled, all (gin, rum, vodka, whiskey) 80 proof

There are other drinks with Tequila in their name, like Tequila Sour, Tequila Sunset, Tequila Slammer and Tequila and Tonic.


  1. "Tequila" is a 2011 film written by Andronico Gonzalez, Eli Garcia Ruiz and directed by Sergio Sanchez Suarez.
  2. "Tequila" is a 1992 drama film written and directed by Rubén Gámez.
  3. "Tequila": Strong... sour.... salty!Who hasn't had wild fantasies whilst flicking through exotic holiday brochures?Roger has, drawn by Mexico's long Pacific beaches, the vast areas of stunning vegetation... and those smiling, tanned boys, draped languidly in the sun. He knows the scene: young European, meetings, lack of understanding - resorting to body language! Hot under the palm trees. Naked.His mind strays to other places, resting on the physique and camaradery of these young men who, like tequila, taste good enough to blow the back of your head off! Salty and bitter-sweet like a slice of lemon! Tantalising aromas, the atmosphere... all these images! All these sensations!An explosive cocktail of tanned bodies, captivatingly intoxicating...
  4. "Tequila" is a film.


  1. "Tequila" is a 1958 Latin-flavored rock and roll instrumental recorded by the Champs. It is based on a Cuban mambo beat. The word "Tequila" is spoken three times throughout the tune. "Tequila" became a #1 hit on both the pop and R&B charts at the time of its release and continues to be strongly referenced in pop culture to this day.
  2. "Tequila" is the seventeenth jazz album recorded by guitarist Wes Montgomery and released in 1966.
    • genre: Jazz
    • released in (49 years ago)
  3. "Tequila" is the third full-length album by American hard rock band, Brand New Sin. This is the second album released on their current label, Century Media Records.
  4. "Tequila" is a 1999 single by Terrorvision.
    • released on (15 years ago)
    • award:


Who is Tequila?

TeQuila: Tekla Iita better known as Tequila is a Namibian singer. Tekla is one of Namibia's most gifted vocalists.


Tequila was an Argentine-Spanish rock band based in Madrid, active between 1975 and 1983.

  • members:
  • genres: Rock music, Rock and roll
  • albums: "Matricula de Honor", "Viva Tequila", "Confidencial", "Tequila" (disc 1), "Tequila! Forever", "My Boy Lollipop '95 (feat. Tanja Marie)", "Rock and Roll", "Vuelve Tequila", "Grandes Éxitos"


  1. Tequila: Santiago de Tequila is a town and municipality located in the state of Jalisco about 60 km from the city of Guadalajara. Tequila is best known as being the birthplace of the drink that bears its name, “tequila,” which is made from the blue agave plant, native to this area. The heart of the plant contains sugars and had been used by native peoples here to make a fermented drink. After the Spanish arrived, they took this fermented beverage and distilled it, producing the tequila known today. The popularity of the drink and the history behind it has made the town and the area surrounding it a World Heritage Site. It was also named a "Pueblo Mágico" in 2003 by the Mexican federal government. Tequila has also been famous for being the prime setting in the successful Televisa telenovela Destilando Amor, starring Angélica Rivera and Eduardo Yáñez.
  2. Tequila is a municipality located in the montane central zone in the State of Veracruz, about 90 kilometres from state capital Xalapa. It has an area of 74.85 km². It is located at 18°43′N 97°04′W / 18.717°N 97.067°W. Its name stems from Te-qui-lan, in the Náhuatl language which means "Place of the Vegetables in the Earth".
    • also known as Tequila, Veracruz
    • part of Veracruz

There are other places with in their name, like Anejo's House of Tequila.


Tequila is a TV program, begun on (8 years ago).

Phrases with Tequila

Phrases starting with the word Tequila:

  1. Tequila Agave
  2. Tequila Cream
  3. Tequila Sunrise
  4. Tequila Splitfin

Phrases ending with the word Tequila:

  1. Oppia Tequila
  2. Atoposmia tequila
  3. Cleidogona Tequila
  4. Zorocrates tequila
  5. Berniniella tequila
  6. Zoogoneticus Tequila
  7. Species Oppia Tequila
  8. species Atoposmia tequila
  9. species Cleidogona tequila
  10. species Zorocrates tequila
  11. species Berniniella tequila
  12. Species Zoogoneticus Tequila

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Tequila

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Google previewBeverages (HM)

by Kartik Bhat

Tequila is a distilled spirit made from the fermenting Agave plant, which is extensively grown around the city of of Jalisco.

Google previewNew Mexico Cocktails (2016)

A History of Drinking in the Land of Enchantment by Greg Mays

Tequila is the most familiar agavebased spirit we see in U.S. cocktails; in fact, the Margarita cocktail is the most popular cocktail in the United States! According to the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS), in just the past fifteen ...

Google previewAwakenings (2012)

by Edward Lazellari

Tequila is the best hootch, if you gonna get a tattoo—” “Thank you, Sweeny,” Colby said. “Pitiful shame though what happened to them folks . . .” “That will be all, Sweeny.” Sweeny's mouth gaped like a man who wasn't used to having the ...

Google previewJust Shots (2010)

A Little Book of Liquid Fun by Cheryl Charming

One hundred percent agave blanco tequila is an excellent choice to use for margaritas. REPOSADO TEQUILA Reposado is a blanco that has been aged in white oak casks for two to twelve months. It has a mellow yellow color and taste.

Google previewMousejunkies! (2011)

More Tips, Tales, and Tricks for a Disney World Fix: All You Need to Know for a Perfect Vacation by Bill Burke

La Cava del Tequila is a somewhat dark, cozy rest stop offering a vast array of tequilas to sample. It's a comfortable location and it becomes incredibly easy to wile away hours without realizing how off-track your touring plan has become.

Google previewArturo Islas (2014)

The Uncollected Works by Arturo Islas

Tequila is the best, the cheapest, and the quickest way to get stoned. Everyone had been at it since eight o'clock that night, and by now, the silent pall before the hysterics begin had settled around the bar. J.D. was on the end stool telling a ...

Google previewThe Fallen Too Far Trilogy (2014)

Includes Fallen Too Far, Never Too Far and Forever Too Far by Abbi Glines

Tequila is a big girl drink. You're not ready for that yet. This is a lemon ...

Google previewAuthentic Recipes from Santa Fe (2012)

by Dave DeWitt, Nancy Gerlach

Tequila is a colorless or pale Mexican liquor that is made by fermenting and distilling the sap of the agave plant. It is used in many cocktails , ...

Google previewFrom the Other Side (2011)

Pourings from the Mind of a Bartender by Trixie Tamerlane

Tequila is a party shot. When you are surrounded by ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Aphrodisiacs (2013)

Psychoactive Substances for Use in Sexual Practices by Christian Rätsch, Claudia Müller-Ebeling

The German metal band Skeletor's album Tequila Gods praises the title's aphrodisiacal beverage. (SilverHead Records, 2000) Agave Varieties Used in Tequila Agave americana L., “century plant,” teometl Agave americana L. var expansa ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants (2005)

Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch

The corresponding distilled spirits (tequila, mescal) are sold around the world and are subject to local regulations regarding alcoholic beverages. The best- quality tequila, manufactured using the blue agave (Agave tequilana cv. Azul), is only ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Restaurant Forms (2004)

A Complete Kit of Ready-to-use Checklists, Worksheets, and Training Aids for a Successful Food Service Operation by Douglas Robert Brown

Sting Tequila Sunrise ....................T Sun Toasted Almond .

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Alcohol (2014)

Social, Cultural, and Historical Perspectives by Scott C. Martin

Tequila: A Natural and Cultural History. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2004. Youman, Becky and Bryan Estep. Liquid Mexico: Festive Spirits, Tequila Culture, and the Infamous Worm. Tempe, AZ: Bilingual Press/Editorial Bilingüe, 2005.

Google previewAlcohol in Popular Culture: An Encyclopedia (2010)

An Encyclopedia by Rachel Black

TEQUILA Made from blue agave (Agave tequilana), tequila is one of few distilled beverages that does not come from a grain, vegetable, or fruit. Made in Mexico, it is quite popular in the United States. It can be consumed on its own, most often ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Insects (2009)

by Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé

Tequila worms, usually in the family Megathymidae (giant skippers), were formerly imported in bottles of ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Restaurant Training (2005)

A Complete Ready-to-use Training Program for All Positions in the Food Service Industry by Lora Arduser, Douglas Robert Brown

Tequila is usually produced in Mexico or the American southwest. It is distilled from the fermented mash of the...

Tequila can also be chilled and served straight as a “shooter” with a beer chaser. RUM Rum is distilled from cane syrup, ...

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Quotes about Tequila

I've been drinking tequila for a long time now, and it's never been about drinking to get drunk. I don't do that. I never drink tequila during the day, and I don't drive at night. (Sammy Hagar)
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Scrabble value of T1E1Q10U1I1L1A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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