taproom

[ tap-room, -roo m ]
/ ˈtæpˌrum, -ˌrʊm /

noun

a barroom, especially in an inn or hotel; bar.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. tapper,
  2. tappet,
  3. tapping,
  4. tapping up,
  5. tappit-hen,
  6. taproot,
  7. taps,
  8. tapsal-teerie,
  9. tapsalteerie,
  10. tapster

Origin of taproom

First recorded in 1800–10; tap2 + room

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British Dictionary definitions for taproom

taproom

/ (ˈtæpˌruːm, -ˌrʊm) /

noun

a bar, as in a hotel or pub
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Word Origin and History for taproom

taproom

n.

also tap-room, 1807, from tap (n.1) + room (n.).

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