[ am-beer ]

nounChiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.
  1. tobacco juice.

Origin of ambeer

1755–65; Americanism; earlier, water soaked in cut tobacco refuse; perhaps blend of amber and beer, alluding to its color and foaminess

Words Nearby ambeer Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023