A place for the illegal sale and consumption of alcoholic drinks, as during Prohibition in the United States.(noun)
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Use "speakeasy" in a sentence
"The term speakeasy is far from what I’d call 57 Napoli."
"We now have "speakeasy" - type establishments all over the country."
"Recalling the era, the songwriter Alec Wilder once said, “A pretty girl in a speakeasy was the most beautiful girl in the world.”"