a saloon or nightclub selling alcoholic beverages illegally, especially during Prohibition.
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How to use speakeasy in a sentence
The Prohibition Era lasted only from 1920-23, but in that time the crime of drinking was driven underground into speakeasies and basements.The 'Safe Supply' Movement Aims to Curb Drug Deaths Linked to the Opioid Crisis | Paul Moakley | October 25, 2021 | Time
This all started before the resumption of Major League Baseball and other professional sports, and it sometimes seemed as if our tournaments were the only serious competitive sports happening in the country, a sort of speakeasy baseball.
It all makes for a very cool bar, sure, but as a speakeasy, it feels a little muddled.
They were paid $50 to play a tiny Los Angeles speakeasy called The Lava Lounge—now The Woods.Cold War Kids on Faith, Hipster Detractors & Their Musical Evolution | Marlow Stern | April 17, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
You couldn't see him for dust as he broke for the nearest 'speakeasy,' and the two panhandlers were hanging on to his coat tails.Side Show Studies | Francis Metcalfe
British Dictionary definitions for speakeasy
US a place where alcoholic drink was sold illicitly during Prohibition
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