- a person who frequents barrooms.
Origin of barfly
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Related Words for barflysouse, bacchanal, soak, alcoholic, tippler, stiff, lush, inebriate, boozer, wino, drinker, sponge, sot, debauchee, carouser, toper, dipsomaniac, drunkard, barfly, bacchanalian
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April 27, 2009
- informal a person who frequents bars
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