noun speak·easy \ˈspēk-ˌē-zē\

: a place where alcoholic drinks were sold illegally in the U.S. during the 1920s

plural speak·eas·ies

Full Definition of SPEAKEASY

:  a place where alcoholic beverages are illegally sold; specifically :  such a place during the period of prohibition in the United States

First Known Use of SPEAKEASY



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