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

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, 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, 14 June 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1947, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of barhop was in 1947

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Cite this Entry

“Barhop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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