Adjective "beer" definition and examples

(Beer may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/bɪə/

Definitions and examples

noun

An alcoholic drink made from yeast-fermented malt flavoured with hops.
  1. as modifier 'a beer bottle'
  2. 'Kip got some beers out of the fridge, but only dad, uncle, granddad and himself drunk them.'
  3. 'But rather than party into the night, he says he had one or two beers and went home.'
  4. 'Coolers were laid near the sink, where kegs and bottles of beers were thrown in melted ice.'
  5. 'All I really want when I venture out at weekends is a few quiet beers, a bit of mickey taking and a few laughs.'
  6. 'One of them asked me if I wanted one of his beers when I was enjoying a burger outside a fast food restaurant.'
  7. 'Mark and John had just sat down with the beers when Chick and Brian caught up.'
  8. 'We are now in Melbourne getting ready to go meet Andy and Tim for more beers.'
  9. 'They decide to spend a long weekend, catching up and drinking beers, as snow falls.'
  10. 'We walked and chatted all the way to the pub and went in, ordered some beers and found a table.'
  11. 'We drank a few beers and Bill loved it: Ada was exactly as he thought my friends would be.'

More definitions

1. an alcoholic beverage made by brewing and fermentation from cereals, usually malted barley, and flavored with hops and the like for a slightly bitter taste.

2. any of various beverages, whether alcoholic or not, made from roots, molasses or sugar, yeast, etc.: root beer; ginger beer.

3. an individual serving of beer; a glass, can, or bottle of beer: We'll have three beers.

More examples(as adjective)

"makers can be beer."

"sales can be beer."

"markets can be beer."

"companies can be beer."

"cargoes can be beer."

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Origin

Old English bēor, of West Germanic origin, based on monastic Latin biber ‘a drink’, from Latin bibere ‘to drink’; related to Dutch bier and German Bier.

Phrase

beer and skittles