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bevvy

noun bev·vy \ ˈbe-vē \

Definition of bevvy

plural bevvies
British, informal
: beverage
  • At a telecommunications conference bright and early yesterday, as guests sipped their coffee, tea and juice, Trujillo took his morning caffeine hit with a slurp on his favourite bevvy. The former Pepsico director was happily knocking back a breakfast Pepsi Max.
  • —Michael EvansSydney Morning Herald16 Apr. 2008
; especially : an alcoholic beverage (such as beer)
  • Office workers eased past, on their way home after a couple of bevvies.
  • —Ian RankinExit Music2007
  • If I wasn't going out for a few bevvies with my friends on a Saturday night, I'd be at home with Deborah.
  • —Simon WilsonNottingham Evening Post18 Mar. 2011
  • Now that spring is in the air, and the evenings are getting lighter, enjoying a few bevvies outdoors is back on everyone's agenda.
  • Your Local Guardian7 Apr. 2011

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Origin and Etymology of bevvy

bev(erage) +4-y


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bevvy

intransitive verb bev·vy \ ˈbe-vē \

Definition of bevvy

bevvied; bevvying; bevvies
British, informal
: to drink alcohol (such as beer)
  • The real issue is that a weekend derby is an excuse for hour after hour of bevvying, with tension and controversy thrown into what can become a poisonous mix.
  • The Herald (Glasgow)28 Feb. 2011

Origin and Etymology of bevvy

derivative of1bevvy


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