Definition of roadhouse
: an inn or tavern usually outside city limits providing liquor and usually meals, dancing, and often gambling
Examples of roadhouse in a Sentence
stopped at a roadhouse for some drinks and a little line dancing
Recent Examples of roadhouse from the Web
June 16: 2-4 p.m., Cool Rockin' Daddy (roadhouse-style six-piece band); 5-7:30 p.m., Louie Zagoras and Rollover (bluesy roots rock); 8:30-11 p.m., Gooroos (radio superhits).
Gregg Allman’s voice carried the history of the South: the roadhouse bars, the churches, the gravel roads.
The roadhouse, the back porch, the juke joint, the church, the farm, the highway.
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First Known Use of roadhouse
ROADHOUSE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of roadhouse for English Language Learners
: a restaurant or bar that is on a main road outside a city or town
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