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Definition of "pub" []

  • A place of business where alcoholic beverages are sold and drunk. (noun)
  • A building with a bar and one or more public rooms licensed for the sale and consumption of alcoholic drink, often also providing light meals (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A hotel (noun)
  • To visit a pub or pubs (esp in the phrase go pubbing) (verb)

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Use "pub" in a sentence
  • "At that point he had more requests for newspaper interviews and TV appearances than he could conveniently handle, and he earned himself the title pub-philosophe, "publicity philosopher.""
  • "Going to the pub is always good at the end of a long day where your limbs hurt and your brain is full."
  • "This opera house in a pub is a worthwhile venture, but has not yet hit its form."