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Definition of "rathskeller" []

  • A restaurant or tavern, usually below street level, that serves beer. (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 "rathskeller" in a sentence
  • "The "rathskeller" was Larry Blake's trademark, a subterranean beer hall where some of the Bay Area's best blues, jazz and R&B bands performed over the decades."
  • "The Siren, Tigre, is the mistress of the microphone, the torch singer of this underworld cabaret, a rathskeller existing on the perimeter of the stage where the deceased congregate to toast the good fortune of their mortality as we all watch the show together."
  • "And I like the people I've met in the blogosphere, as maligned as that make-believe world is in print and the corner rathskeller."
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