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sneaky pete

noun, Slang.
a homemade or inferior liquor or wine.
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sneaky pete

noun phrase
  1. Inferior liquor, often homemade or bootleg; panther piss: discussing the effects of ''sneaky-pete''/ piled into the Ritz bar and polished off a whole row of ''sneaky pete'' (1940s+)
  2. A cheap fortified wine sold in pint bottles called ''jugs'': full of that cheap wine they call ''sneaky pete'' (1940s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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