a person who frequents barrooms.
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How to use barfly in a sentence
In early April 1949, the petite 18-year-old barfly was found in a shallow grave in the desert of southern New Mexico.
And it should have been obvious to me, maybe not that he was an Executive Special, but that he was certainly no drunken barfly.Four-Day Planet | Henry Beam Piper
British Dictionary definitions for barfly
informal a person who frequents bars
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