keg·​ger | \ ˈke-gər How to pronounce kegger (audio) \

Definition of kegger

: a party featuring one or more kegs of beer

called also keg party

Examples of kegger in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Who wants a bachelorette party or a fraternity kegger in their backyard? Christopher Borrelli, Chicago Tribune, 22 Sep. 2022 The event was billed as a GOP candidate open mic kegger, according to the website for United Republicans Green Valley and Sahuarita. Mike Cruz, The Arizona Republic, 10 June 2022 Hours after her ex’s new girlfriend jumps her at a kegger in the woods, Erin’s body turns up in a nearby creek. Judy Berman, Time, 16 Apr. 2021 This mysterious liquid-to-solid transition is more like teenagers caught at a kegger: frozen exactly in place, with no order whatsoever. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 6 Jan. 2021 Even more cringeworthy are the exhumations of other ’80s and ’90s subcultures: pentagrams drawn on Trapper Keepers, unwieldy tubs of muscle powder, whiteboy ciphers drowning out Fugees CDs at backyard keggers in the ramifying burbs. New York Times, 3 Oct. 2019 WeWork, the office-sharing, kegger-hosting phenomenon that has redefined the modern workspace, is also raising the bar for how much money a startup can lose and still be considered a buzzy investment. Stephen Gandel, CBS News, 14 Aug. 2019 No one who was involved wanted to go through that again — except for maybe the media outlets that guzzled down all that advertising money like a college freshman at a kegger. Jon Chesto,, 8 Aug. 2019 Since it was created in the early ’70s, the red Solo plastic cup has become synonymous with good times, backyard picnics, frat-house keggers, tailgating. Christopher Borrelli,, 29 June 2018 See More

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First Known Use of kegger

circa 1955, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of kegger was circa 1955

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30 Sep 2022

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“Kegger.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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