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lager

Syllabification: la·ger
Pronunciation: /ˈläɡər
 
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Definition of lager in English:

noun

A kind of beer, effervescent and light in color and body.
Example sentences
  • Beer, lager and cider were the most popular drinks but there was a sharp increase in alcopops drinkers.
  • Austrian beer, such as the light lagers and heavier Bock - brewed for Christmas and Easter - is on par with the better known German varieties.
  • Winning the quiz, aside from the kudos and respect from your peers, nets you eight pints of beer or lager.

Origin

mid 19th century: from German Lagerbier 'beer brewed for keeping', from Lager 'storehouse'. Compare with laager and lair1.

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