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Definition of "roadhouse" [roadhouse]

  • An inn, restaurant, or nightclub located on a road outside a town or city. (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.

Use "roadhouse" in a sentence
  • "Mr. WEINZWEIG: Right now I'm actually very high on what we call the roadhouse bread."
  • "Refurbishing former tonic water factory digs with their own four hands, the husband & wife team behind Mable's stocked their airy, industrial barn-steezed "roadhouse" with long communal tables set with chairs they either built themselves or sourced from flea markets, a giant buck head shot by the owner's cousin, and a central bar lit by hanging rusted buckets, setting the mood for anyone looking to get nailed."
  • "While defending my country during the Korean Police Action, I was in the Air Force teaching Electronics at Scott Air Force Base in Belleville Ill. I often found myself with friends drinking beers in a "roadhouse" about five miles from my base."