bar·​hop | \ ˈbär-ˌhäp How to pronounce barhop (audio) \
barhopped; barhopping; barhops

Definition of barhop

intransitive verb

: to visit and drink at a series of bars in the course of an evening

Examples of barhop in a Sentence

They went barhopping downtown on Friday night.
Recent Examples on the Web People who wanted to barhop favored other neighborhoods. John Kelly, Washington Post, "A Georgetown bartender raises a toast to the Old Glory Bourbon Club," 12 Mar. 2018 Barhop around most neighborhoods and chances are good there will be at least one watering hole cranking out these pink drinks. Tan Vinh, The Seattle Times, "It’s slushy season — 5 to try in Seattle, frosé or otherwise," 14 June 2017

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First Known Use of barhop

1947, in the meaning defined above

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“Barhop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of barhop

US, informal : to go to and drink at several bars in one evening

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