beerier; beeriest
1
: affected or caused by beer
beery voices
2
: smelling or tasting of beer
beery tavern

Examples of beery in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Several years from now, however, if scientists at the Oregon Hatchery Research Center have their way, some chinook salmon will be chasing a very different scent: the rich, beery bouquet of brewer’s yeast. Ben Goldfarb, Smithsonian Magazine, 13 July 2023 In a beery bromance Instagram video posted on Monday (May 15), Combs taught Sheeran how to shotgun a beer. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 16 May 2023 While sanctioned après festivities will be severely curtailed this year, with ski bars closed and beery events canceled, a lot of fun can be had in a parking lot. Marc Peruzzi, Outside Online, 20 Nov. 2020 Something about the smell of beery body odours attracts mosquitoes. Ed Yong, Discover Magazine, 4 Mar. 2010 Founded in 2001, the XFL was loud, beery fun at first. Kevin Cook, WSJ, 20 Sep. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1764, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of beery was in 1764

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“Beery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beery. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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