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speakeasy

Syllabification: speak·eas·y
Pronunciation: /ˈspēkˌēzē
 
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Definition of speakeasy in English:

noun (plural speakeasies)

informal
(During Prohibition) an illicit liquor store or nightclub.
Example sentences
  • Speakeasies flourished and bootleg liquor flowed freely in many municipalities.
  • It was once a speakeasy and just before prohibition was repealed a bunch of boozers were massacred by cops during a raid.
  • The popular conception of Prohibition is that speakeasies abounded, gangsters and bootleggers of all sorts flourished, and every American gladly flouted the law.

Words that rhyme with speakeasy

teensy

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