brew·​ski ˈbrü-skē How to pronounce brewski (audio)
US slang

Examples of brewski in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web More a brewski babe than a wine taster? Alyssa Girdwain, Women's Health, 17 Mar. 2023 Stick these pint glasses in the freezer a few hours before cracking open a brewski to keep 'em nice and chilled until the very last sip. Lauren Matthews, Good Housekeeping, 27 Sep. 2022 Make some popcorn, grab yourself a brewski and turn on Disney+. Hannah Kirby, Journal Sentinel, 19 July 2022 On Father’s Day, serve dad a refreshing pint of his favorite brewski. Cameron Jenkins, Good Housekeeping, 29 Apr. 2022 Invented by a vacationing Oklahoma firefighter who found himself with too few hands while fishing in knee-deep water, the Chill-N-Reel is a hand-reel fishing device attached to a can cooler for your brewski or pop. Andrew Bender, Forbes, 7 Dec. 2021 Happily, there’s Katie Brook and Liza Birkenmeier’s Islander, a delightfully silly show at HERE Arts Center, which goes down as easily as a cold brewski. Helen Shaw, Vulture, 25 Aug. 2021 Grab some wings and a brewski and settle in for the Jay Byars Survivor Quarantine Questionnaire! Dalton Ross,, 15 June 2021 Some players still chew and dip, and many will enjoy a cocktail or brewski. Scott Ostler,, 9 Feb. 2020 See More

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Word History


brew entry 2 + -ski, suffix in Slavic surnames

First Known Use

1977, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of brewski was in 1977

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“Brewski.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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