malt shop

  1. a retail establishment specializing in serving ice-cream drinks, as malted milks, milk shakes, and sodas.

Origin of malt shop

An Americanism dating back to 1940–45

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

How to use malt shop in a sentence

  • We compromised on Pokey's malt shop at the corner and finally settled with a sigh of relief in a booth way at the back.

    Tillie | Roger Phillips Graham