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bevvy

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noun bev·vy \ˈbe-vē\

Definition of bevvy

plural

bevvies

British, informal

  1. :  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 Evans, Sydney Morning Herald, 16 Apr. 2008; especially :  an alcoholic beverage (such as beer) Office workers eased past, on their way home after a couple of bevvies. — Ian Rankin, Exit Music, 2007 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 Wilson, Nottingham Evening Post, 18 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 Guardian, 7 Apr. 2011

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Origin and Etymology of bevvy

bev(erage) + 4-y


First Known Use: 1889


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bevvy

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intransitive verb bev·vy \ˈbe-vē\

Definition of bevvy

bevvied

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bevvying

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bevvies

British, informal

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of bevvy

derivative of 1bevvy


First Known Use: 1934


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