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beery

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɪəri
 
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Definition of beery in English:

adjective (beerier, beeriest)

informal
1Influenced by the drinking of beer in large amounts: many beery pledges were made
More example sentences
  • The prison guards geared up for their usual round of parties and beery cheer.
  • The sinister imagery is hard to reconcile with the contemporary city, with its multiracial population and beery, welcoming atmosphere.
  • Morrison rouses himself out of his beery reverie.
2Smelling or tasting of beer: stale beery breath
More example sentences
  • To escape the blubbery kisses of great aunts and the beery, fag - fugged breaths of distant cousins, we children used to escape outside, playing a game called Jumping the Gardens, which was modelled on the Grand National.
  • Trust me, no girl - however desperate - likes a slobbering, out-of-control male, breathing smelly, beery breath all over them.
  • If you don't mix it properly then you get the bitter beery taste on your bottom lip, with a sweet melted ice-cream taste on your top lip, which is not pleasant at all.

Derivatives

beerily

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • Ate meat, shot of fireworks, skinned possums, had a square dance under the moon wearing goat's skulls, all the usual stuff complete with pictures of people holding up beers and smiling, beerily.
  • But she did manage, while admiring everything, to open every cupboard while he breathed heavily and beerily beside her.
  • "You’re lovely,” he breathed beerily.

beeriness

2
noun
Example sentences
  • There was no beeriness here, just a relaxed crowd here to explore musicians and listen to their music.
  • On nights like these, plan on sharing tables with strangers, maybe conversing and making new friends while sipping local beers, or just being immersed in the noise and beeriness of it all.
  • There was a certain amount of barbecuing and beeriness before we all went inside for a beer race and an impromptu cheesy disco.

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