barfly

[ bahr-flahy ]
/ ˈbɑrˌflaɪ /

noun, plural bar·flies. Slang.

a person who frequents barrooms.

Origin of barfly

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10; bar1 + fly2
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barfly

/ (ˈbɑːflaɪ) /

noun plural -flies

informal a person who frequents bars
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