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[broo-skee] /ˈbru ski/
noun, plural brewskis. Slang.
brew (def 11)
Origin of brewski
1980-1985 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Most of you respondents have had too much brewski or have lost too many neurons to brewski to intelligently reply.
  • Regardless of how it sounds, wheat beer has brewski credentials.
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noun phrase
  1. A glass, bottle, or can of beer; a beer •Brewhaha has its own variants: brewha, haha, and ha: She treated me to a brew
  2. Coffee or tea: Dunkin' Donuts is my kind of brew

[first form 1940s+, third 1980s+; second form 1970s+ fr French brouhaha, ''fuss, ado'']

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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