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pub

noun \ ˈpəb \
Updated on: 15 Apr 2018

Definition of pub

1 chiefly British : public house 2
2 : an establishment where alcoholic beverages are sold and consumed

Examples of pub in a Sentence

  1. We ate at a lot of good pubs on our trip to England last summer.

  2. coworkers enjoying the convivial atmosphere of the Irish pub

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First Known Use of pub

1800

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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pub Synonyms


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pub

abbreviation

Definition of pub

1 public
2 publication
3 publicity
4 published; publisher; publishing

PUB Defined for English Language Learners

pub

Definition of pub for English Language Learners

  • : a building or room especially in Britain or Ireland where alcoholic drinks and often food are served


PUB Defined for Kids

pub

noun \ ˈpəb \

Definition of pub for Students

: an establishment where alcoholic drinks are served


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