pub crawl


Definition of pub crawl

: a round of visits to a number of bars in succession

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Other Words from pub crawl

pub-crawl \ ˈpəb-​ˌkrȯl \ intransitive verb
pub crawler noun

Examples of pub crawl in a Sentence

She invited me to join them on a pub crawl.

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From guided night walks to musical pub crawls, specialized tours highlight unique, local experiences or historical themes. Rick Steves' Europe, The Seattle Times, "Specialized tours enrich travel," 14 Nov. 2018 Bill might return first, followed by Anna, while Celine drags in last having spent her time on a photonic pub crawl. Chris Lee, Ars Technica, "Metamaterial-equipped endoscope reveals your innermost secrets," 4 Aug. 2018 That surely would include something like a pub crawl, stopping at several favorite hangouts to spread the joy. Keith Gave, Detroit Free Press, "Limousine crash ended Detroit Red Wings' summer of joy after just 6 days," 13 June 2018 Downtown's El Big Bad was the starting point for a pub crawl that more than 150 people RSVP'd for ahead of the event, according to the bar's owner Steve Sharma. Heather Leighton, Houston Chronicle, "Houstonians celebrate Cinco de Mayo, music during weekend events," 6 May 2018 Enjoy live music from Blackwater Railroad Company and other local favorites, a mermaid and pirate pub crawl, food and art vendors and more. Yoshina Okamoto, Anchorage Daily News, "Here’s your Alaska summer 2018 festival guide," 17 May 2018 The pub crawl can get a little exhausting, and the reader can get bloated on the relentless whimsy. New York Times, "Sloshed, Hammered, Blotto — We’ve Been Doing It for Ages," 30 May 2018 To see the scenes of the pub crawl and of the parade, go through the photos in the gallery above. Heather Leighton, Houston Chronicle, "Houstonians celebrate Cinco de Mayo with sunshine, margaritas," 6 May 2018 Drink in the sights and libations of downtown San Antonio with a pub crawl of historic bars. René A. Guzman, San Antonio Express-News, "Take a walk or other vehicular tour of San Antonio," 4 June 2018

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First Known Use of pub crawl

1915, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pub crawl was in 1915

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English Language Learners Definition of pub crawl

informal : a visit to several or many pubs or bars in one night

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