Definition of home brew in English:

home brew

Syllabification: home brew

noun

  • 1Beer or other alcoholic drink brewed at home: I observed the town’s bootlegger deliver three bottles of home brew
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    • Usually drink my own home brew, but bottles don't take to all that banging around.
    • He drinks his own home brew.
    • One camp was completely wiped out by their united forces after they had made the Defence Force drunk with home brew.
  • 1.1 [as modifier] informal , chiefly US Made at home, rather than in a store or factory: home-brew software
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    • If I were running a political campaign of any size, I would be asking my candidate's supporters to send in their best ideas and home-brew advertisements.
    • The home-brew robots battling it out on TV inspired Michael to open a for-profit robot club of his very own.
    • In most home-brew cars, the charger is a separate box located under the hood, or could even be a free-standing unit that is separate from the car.

Derivatives

home-brewed

adjective
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  • My dad's drinking had increased to the point where he was making his own home-brewed wine and beer.
  • They also sell a home-brewed Tibetan rice beer.
  • The inn has since become a popular landmark and was famed for its home-brewed beers until recently when brewing on the premises stopped.

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