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pub crawl

noun
1.
an instance or period of pub-crawling.
Also, pub·-crawl·.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15

pub-crawl

[puhb-krawl] /ˈpʌbˌkrɔl/
verb (used without object)
1.
to have drinks at one bar after another.
noun
2.
Origin
1935-40
Related forms
pub-crawler, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for pub-crawl

pub-crawl

noun
1.
a drinking tour of a number of pubs or bars
verb
2.
(intransitive) to make such a tour
Derived Forms
pubcrawler, noun
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Slang definitions & phrases for pub-crawl

pub crawl

noun

: They went on a memorable pub crawl afterwards

verb

To carouse about from one saloon to another (1910+ British)

Related Terms

barhop

[gin crawl is found by 1883, and beer crawl by 1902]


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