neknomination

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Etymology[edit]

neck ‎(to drink very quickly) +‎ nomination. Originated in Australia and gained popularity on social media.[1][2]

Noun[edit]

Neknomination in a water slide

neknomination ‎(uncountable)

  1. (slang) An online drinking game, typically involving a person uploading a video of themselves drinking a pint of an alcoholic beverage (most commonly beer) in one gulp, then nominating two or more others to do the same.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Deadly online 'neknomination' drinking game has officials concerned", CTV News, 6 February 2014
  2. ^ Rebecca Pocklington, "What is NekNomination? All you need to know about the Facebook drinking game", The Mirror (UK), 6 February 2014

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