Old timey method of saying that a person is attractive. Used in a time when, unlike today, it was impolite to state what exactly on your mind.
1938: would you look at that dame, she sure is a cool drink of water!
2019: That chick is hott..I'd love to tongue-punch her fartbox!
by Tim-o-tay April 3, 2019
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One who possesses no outstanding personal traits. Is very plain and boring. In short, nothing special; like a drink of water.
1st person: Lets go out with Joe tonight
2nd person: errrr no! hes such a drink of water!
by RohanMalik July 8, 2006
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n. 1. A man or woman that is tall, gorgeous, and super delicious. Like on a hot day, a tall drink of water is absolutely appealing.

2. Old slang for a visually appealing man or woman.
Would you look at hunky man? He is one tall drink of water. I could drink that RIGHT up.
by spellcheck09 May 6, 2009
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it means the person sending it cares for you.
You’re loved and valid, now drink some water.
by augustsunflower February 4, 2018
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someone who is super fucking attractive all you can think is daaaaammmnnn
He's a tall drink of water I just wanna get my hands on.
by alaskamarieyoung February 11, 2017
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Originating in Leflore County in Eastern Oklahoma. A phrase used to instruct someone that is just standing around watching "you" do work, or describing a useless person who watches while you work clearing knowing they should be helping.
Ty: Don't worry about rolling up these leads hand, just sit down and "get a drink of water".

Hey Ty, you need a help loading that pipe? Nah I got Hogan, just sit down and "get a drink of water"
by soured out July 22, 2017
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A tall, COOL, glass of water is a babe so hot you need a glass of water after checking her out.
"Dayyyyuuuummmmm she's a cool drink of water!"
by Camelcarmels June 11, 2015
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