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beery

[ beer-ee ]
/ ˈbɪər i /
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adjective, beer·i·er, beer·i·est.
of, like, or abounding in beer: a stale, beery smell.
affected by or suggestive of beer: beery exuberance; beery breath.
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Origin of beery

First recorded in 1840–50; beer + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM beery

beer·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for beery

beery
/ (ˈbɪərɪ) /

adjective beerier or beeriest
smelling or tasting of beer
given to drinking beer

Derived forms of beery

beerily, adverbbeeriness, noun
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