growler

noun
growl·​er | \ ˈgrau̇-lər How to pronounce growler (audio) \

Definition of growler

1 : one that growls
2 : a container (such as a can or pitcher) for beer bought by the measure
3 : a small iceberg

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Examples of growler in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One 64-ounce growler will be included in each Beer Garden in a Box. Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Nuns plan Beer Garden in a Box (with Ale Mary and Glory Be amber) to raise money for charity," 29 June 2020 Choose from Papago Orange Blossom, Four Peaks Kilt Lifter and Mother Road Tower Station IPA for your beer growler ($25, $10 for refills). Georgann Yara, The Arizona Republic, "21 metro Phoenix restaurants with deals and specials for 4th of July," 29 June 2020 For the dad who prefers his beer on tap: This growler that doubles as a keg Fact: Beer tastes better poured out of a tap. Amanda Tarlton, USA TODAY, "50 perfect Father’s Day gifts for every dad and budget," 29 May 2020 The Landing has added 64-ounce and 32-ounce growlers to the menu for tap beers, and will sell six-pack cans of beer and bottles of wine. Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "'People are just so hungry to hang out': The beer garden at Hoyt Park opens Friday, with limits," 15 May 2020 Where the Big Romance delivers growlers, Graingers sells ready-poured pints of Guinness. Dara Doyle, Bloomberg.com, "For a Dublin Bar, The Glass Is Half Full Even in Lockdown," 28 Apr. 2020 The beer garden has bundled growlers and other beers with pizzas and pretzels. Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "'People are just so hungry to hang out': The beer garden at Hoyt Park opens Friday, with limits," 15 May 2020 Where the Big Romance delivers growlers, Graingers sells ready-poured pints of Guinness. Dara Doyle, Bloomberg.com, "For a Dublin Bar, The Glass Is Half Full Even in Lockdown," 28 Apr. 2020 The brewery is also open during the hours listed above for growler fills, keg sales and merchandise sales. cleveland, "Lake Ridge Academy families makes 3D face shields for healthcare workers, businesses: Short Takes on Avon, Avon Lake and North Ridgeville," 25 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of growler

1753, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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6 Jul 2020

Cite this Entry

“Growler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/growler. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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