barfly

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noun bar·fly \ˈbär-ˌflī\

Definition of barfly

  1. :  a person who spends much time in bars

1910

First Known Use of barfly

1910


BARFLY Defined for English Language Learners

barfly

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noun bar·fly \ˈbär-ˌflī\

Definition of barfly for English Language Learners

  • : a person who spends a lot of time drinking in bars


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