Beeriness Beer"i*ness, n. Beery condition. [1913 Webster]

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  • beeriness — noun The state or quality of being beery …   Wiktionary

  • beeriness — beerˈiness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑beer …   Useful english dictionary

  • beery — beeriness, n. /bear ee/, adj., beerier, beeriest. 1. of, like, or abounding in beer: a stale, beery smell. 2. affected by or suggestive of beer: beery exuberance; beery breath. [1840 50; BEER + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • beery — (adj.) 1848, from BEER (Cf. beer) (n.) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Related: Beerily; beeriness …   Etymology dictionary

  • beer — noun an alcoholic drink made from yeast fermented malt flavoured with hops. Phrases beer and skittles Brit. amusement or enjoyment. Derivatives beerily adverb beeriness noun beery adjective Origin OE bēor, of W. Gmc origin, based on monastic L.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • beery — /ˈbɪəri/ (say bearree) adjective (beerier, beeriest) 1. of, relating to, or resembling beer; characterised by beer, as in taste or smell. 2. affected by the drinking of beer: a beery grin. –beeriness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • beery — [bir′ē] adj. beerier, beeriest 1. of, like, or suggestive of beer 2. showing the effects of drinking beer; drunken, tipsy, maudlin, etc. beeriness n …   English World dictionary

  • beery — adj. (beerier, beeriest) 1 showing the influence of drink in one s appearance or behaviour. 2 smelling or tasting of beer. Derivatives: beerily adv. beeriness n …   Useful english dictionary

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