brewski

noun
brew·​ski | \ˈbrü-skē \

Definition of brewski 

U.S. slang

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To rework the lyrics of David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity,’ the head on a brewski poured from a tin can far above the world would float in a most peculiar way. Chris Stirewalt, Fox News, "Country roads, take us home," 20 Apr. 2018 The act passed on March 22, 1922, marking the first time Americans could legally chug a brewski in comfort again. Time, "National Beer Day Falls on a Saturday This Year. Here's Why We Celebrate It," 6 Apr. 2018 This time, Reynolds allegedly loaded four cases of brewski into a cart before moving throughout the store, before trying to leave without paying. Barbara Hijek, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Man caught five times stealing beer -- from same store, deputies say," 15 Sep. 2017 The Twin Cities metro won’t be lacking in casual hangouts or places for grabbing a brewski. Nancy Ngo, Twin Cities, "St. Paul and Minneapolis restaurant openings: Bottle Rocket, New Bohemia and many more," 25 Jan. 2017 And so Steelhead Extra Pale Ale moves on to the Sweet 16 in our ever-continuing quest to name one brewski as the Most Wired Beer. Erik Malinowski, WIRED, "Mad River’s Steelhead EPA Surges to Victory," 5 Oct. 2010

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First Known Use of brewski

1977, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for brewski

brew entry 2 + -ski, suffix in Slavic surnames

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