sports bar

noun

Definition of sports bar

: a bar catering especially to sports fans and typically containing several televisions and often sports memorabilia

Examples of sports bar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And The Avenue Sports Grill, a sports bar that debuted in fall 2019, is open. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, "Checking in on Lowest Greenville in Dallas: Restaurants open, closed and coming soon," 9 Oct. 2020 Korboi Balla was honored when Donald Trump’s staff invited him to join the president for a rally at the MSP Airport this summer to speak about how rioters burned down his Minneapolis sports bar. Maya Rao, Star Tribune, "Twin Cities business owners devastated by riots find a sympathetic ear in Trump campaign," 30 Sep. 2020 Typically big events — the Super Bowl, the World Cup, etc. — lend themselves to social media participation; Twitter becomes the world’s biggest sports bar. Bill Goodykoontz, The Arizona Republic, "Here's how to watch the Trump-Biden presidential debate without pulling out your hair," 27 Sep. 2020 The owner of a Pittsburg sports bar is facing a criminal misdemeanor count for allegedly operating in violation of local COVID-19 health orders. Taylor Kate Brown, SFChronicle.com, "Bay Briefing: On the fire front lines but behind bars," 15 Sep. 2020 There also is a south-lawn sports bar with lounge pods and the Gameday Café dining area. Ben Crandell, sun-sentinel.com, "How to watch Miami Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium theater like ‘The Bachelor’," 11 Sep. 2020 The downtown sports bar has been closed on Sundays but will open on home game days at 10 a.m. and at noon when the team is away. cleveland, "For bars and restaurants, Browns fans turnout remains uncertain in coronavirus times," 10 Sep. 2020 Going into its 27th football season, the Crystal City Sports Pub is everything a classic sports bar should be. Washington Post, "Bigger patios and $100 minimums: How D.C. area sports bars are getting ready for football," 11 Sep. 2020 Soleil Ho: Wayne Gretzky has a sports bar in Toronto. Justin Phillips, SFChronicle.com, "‘Big League Foodie’: A’s Outfielder Mark Canha on his unlikely turn as a Bay Area food influencer," 7 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of sports bar

1975, in the meaning defined above

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19 Oct 2020

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“Sports bar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sports%20bar. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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sports bar

noun

English Language Learners Definition of sports bar

US : a bar that has televisions for watching sports and is decorated with sports items

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