noun Date: 1797 a room or establishment whose main feature is a bar for the sale of liquor

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  • Barroom — Bar room , n. 1. A room containing a bar or counter at which liquors are sold. [1913 Webster] 2. a commercial establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter. Syn: bar room, bar, saloon, ginmill, taproom. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • barroom — 1797, from BAR (Cf. bar) (n.2) + ROOM (Cf. room) …   Etymology dictionary

  • barroom — ☆ barroom [bär′ro͞om΄ ] n. a room with a bar or counter at which alcoholic drinks are sold …   English World dictionary

  • barroom — [[t]bɑ͟ː(r)ruːm[/t]] barrooms also bar room N COUNT A barroom is a room or building in which alcoholic drinks are served over a counter. [AM] ...a barroom brawl. (in BRIT, usually use , pub) …   English dictionary

  • barroom — noun Barroom is used before these nouns: ↑brawl …   Collocations dictionary

  • barroom — /bahr roohm , room /, n. an establishment or room with a bar for the serving of alcoholic beverages. [1790 1800, Amer.; BAR1 + ROOM] * * * …   Universalium

  • barroom — noun A room where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter …   Wiktionary

  • barroom — Synonyms and related words: alehouse, bar, barrel house, beer garden, beer parlor, bistro, blind tiger, cabaret, cafe, cocktail lounge, dive, dramshop, drinkery, drinking saloon, gin mill, groggery, grogshop, honky tonk, local, lounge, nightclub …   Moby Thesaurus

  • barroom — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. tavern, saloon, pub*; see bar 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • barroom — n. bar, pub, tavern …   English contemporary dictionary

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