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bevvy Line breaks: bevvy
Pronunciation: /ˈbɛvi/

Definition of bevvy in English:

noun (plural bevvies)

British informal
An alcoholic drink: we popped into the Prince of Wales for a few bevvies
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  • You can drink alcoholic bevvies in public, but they have to be in a plastic cup, so you can't hurt anyone with them…
  • Apparently, you can bring alcoholic bevvies into movie theatres.
  • I was a bit worried that the pub would be full of trainspotters but at 7pm it was full of the usual commuter types having a last bevvy before going home.


Late 19th century: abbreviation of beverage.

Words that rhyme with bevvy

bevy, Chevy, heavy, levee, Levi, levy, top-heavy

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