public house


Synonyms and Antonyms of public house

  1. 1 a place that provides rooms and usually a public dining room for overnight guests took lodging at a cheap public house in a seedy part of town Synonyms auberge, caravansary (or caravanserai), hospice, hostel, hostelry, inn, lodge, hotel, tavernRelated Words B and B, bed-and-breakfast, guesthouse; apartment hotel; accommodations, lodgings, rest; court, motel, motor court, motor inn, motor lodge, resort, spa, tourist court, youth hostel; camp, campground; bunkhouse, dorm, dormitory; boardinghouse, lodging house, rooming house; doss-house [chiefly British], fleabag, flophouse

  2. 2 chiefly British  a place of business where alcoholic beverages are sold to be consumed on the premises visited a public house in London that has been welcoming customers since the time of Charles Dickens Synonyms bar, café (also cafe), cantina [Southwest], dramshop, gin mill, grogshop [chiefly British], pub, barroom [chiefly British], saloon, taproom, tavern, watering hole, watering placeRelated Words alehouse, barrelhouse, bistro, bottle club, brewpub, cabaret, dive, joint, nightclub, roadhouse, speakeasy, sports bar, wineshop; package store

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