1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.
“[Amber Valetta] is a tall drink of water.”
Actor Kevin James, talking about beautiful women.
1. Definition - Study the definition.
very attractive, good-looking or handsome, usually used when talking about men
2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.
The expression tall drink of water is usually used when talking about handsome or attractive men. In my mind, the expression is associated with cowboy-like men or rugged-loooking men.
If you see someone attractive, you can say “Look at that tall drink of water!”, or “Hey, handsome. Aren’t you a tall drink of water!”
In the example above, actor Kevin James is saying that actress Amber Valletta is hot or very attractive. Who do you think is a tall drink of water?
1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.
“A lot of women thought Johnny Cash was a tall drink of water.”