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Definition of "beery" [beer•y]

  • Smelling or tasting of beer: beery breath. (adjective)
  • Affected or produced by beer: beery humor. (adjective)

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 "beery" in a sentence
  • "I recall his beery breath and purple veined nose peering through my car window, then there was my dad pushing him out of the way."
  • "Sheffield Hallam University student Anna Lowden invented the beery beauty on a gap year from her course in food and nutrition."
  • "If we've come to the point where the banterers are having to explain and apologise for their jokes, then presumably the joy of the thing – the roaring of rape humour across a crowded internet, that beery, leery, Friday-night amour – has been lost?"