Meaning of gimlet
Pronunciation: (gim'lit), [key]
- a small tool for boring holes, consisting of a shaft with a pointed screw at one end and a handle perpendicular to the shaft at the other.
- a cocktail made with gin or vodka, sweetened lime juice, and sometimes soda water.
- to pierce with or as if with a gimlet.
- to rotate (a suspended anchor) to a desired position.
- able to penetrate or bore through.
- gimlet (Thesaurus)