beerily

adverb

beer·​i·​ly
ˈbir-ə-lē
: in a beery and especially a muddled or maudlin way
they may sound as beerily nostalgic … at 2:00 a.m.Saturday Review

Word History

First Known Use

1851, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of beerily was in 1851

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“Beerily.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beerily. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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