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

Examples of growler in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This growler keeps 64 ounces of his favorite craft beer close, chilled, and carbonated all day (and has a lockable dispenser tap), while an Aeropress acts as a coffee maker on the go. Malia Griggs, SELF, 21 May 2022 In one of the attacks, the Molotov cocktail, which was made with a glass growler purchased from a Goodwill, didn't explode. Johnny Magdaleno, The Indianapolis Star, 30 Mar. 2022 The event includes a mini-brewery tour, tasting and brewmaster talk with flight of beers, and a growler to fill. Marc Bona, cleveland, 8 Mar. 2022 The beer is a taproom exclusive, but Ploetz plans to add growler fills and bottles for carryout. Hannah Kirby, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 22 Dec. 2021 But the last thing your friend needs is another growler—their closet’s probably full of them. Outside Online, 19 Nov. 2021 Or consider some chic backyard picnic supplies, like a personalized rattan tote, wine and cheese backpack, steel or copper growler, acrylic glasses and linen napkins, all with monograms available. San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 Oct. 2021 The brewery has a small canning line to package the Milwaukee brews in 16-ounce cans, and will offer 32-ounce crowlers and 64-ounce growler fills, and 12-ounce cans from the Amherst brewery. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 13 Oct. 2021 Handcrafted bottled ales, a growler station and a homebrew supply store. Maria Aguilar, The Enquirer, 6 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of growler

1753, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Growler.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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