sports bar


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 There's a 10,000-bottle wine cellar with incredible vintages, a top-deck lounge and library, a sports bar, a movie theater, and the Connoisseur Club for fine spirits and cigars. Kristen Shirley, Travel + Leisure, 17 Nov. 2021 This dog-friendly, upscale sports bar in Houston’s Museum District offers TVs inside and outside, craft cocktails, and 40 rotating craft beers on tap. Abigail Rosenthal, Chron, 25 Oct. 2021 An indoor amusement destination, GameTime has full-service dining, a sports bar, more than 100 games in the Mega Arcade, over 60 TVs and more. Kathleen Christiansen,, 10 Sep. 2021 Griff's, reportedly the oldest sports bar in Houston, is sure to have some history inside. Abigail Rosenthal, Chron, 25 Oct. 2021 Booty's Owned by Rochester native Andy LiButti, this West Valley sports bar takes home awards nearly every year at the National Buffalo Wing Festival in Buffalo, New York. Andi Berlin, The Arizona Republic, 6 Oct. 2021 At the same time, Marriott Copley has contracted out its sports bar and restaurant, Champions, to the Yard House, which is paying far less for some jobs than the hotel did., 18 Sep. 2021 Look no further than the Los Angeles Times’ Ultimate SoCal college football sports bar guide. Laura Blasey, Los Angeles Times, 3 Sep. 2021 According to Phoenix police, the investigation into the sports bar shooting was still open. Miguel Torres, The Arizona Republic, 20 June 2021

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First Known Use of sports bar

1975, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sports bar was in 1975

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25 Nov 2021

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“Sports bar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of sports bar

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

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