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speakeasy

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noun speak·easy \ˈspēk-ˌē-zē\

Simple Definition of speakeasy

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of speakeasy

plural speakeasies

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

1889

First Known Use of speakeasy

1889

Rhymes with speakeasy


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