bevvies

bevvies
n. (British Slang) alcoholic drink

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  • bevvies — Everyday English Slang in Ireland n alcoholic drinks …   English dialects glossary

  • bevvy — [[t]be̱vi[/t]] bevvies N COUNT: usu pl If you have a few bevvies, you have a few alcoholic drinks. [BRIT, INFORMAL] It was just one of those things that happens after a few bevvies …   English dictionary

  • bevvy — bev|vy [ˈbevi] n plural bevvies BrE informal [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: beverage] a drink, especially an alcoholic drink ▪ Maybe she d had a few bevvies …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bevvy — vb, n British (to take) an alcoholic drink. A predomi nantly working class abbreviation of beverage in use since the 19th cen tury, usually referring to beer. The term gained a new popularity among stu dents, etc. from the end of the 1980s. They… …   Contemporary slang

  • bevvie — vb, n British (to take) an alcoholic drink. A predomi nantly working class abbreviation of beverage in use since the 19th cen tury, usually referring to beer. The term gained a new popularity among stu dents, etc. from the end of the 1980s. They… …   Contemporary slang

  • bevvy — [ bɛvi] noun (plural bevvies) Brit. informal an alcoholic drink. Derivatives bevvied adjective Origin C19: abbrev. of beverage …   English new terms dictionary

  • bevvy — UK [ˈbevɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms bevvy : singular bevvy plural bevvies British informal an alcoholic drink …   English dictionary

  • bevvy — /ˈbɛvi/ (say bevee) noun (plural bevvies) Colloquial an alcoholic drink: to down a bevvy or two. Also, bevvie, bevy. {bev(erage) + v + y2} …  

  • bev·vy — /ˈbɛvi/ noun, pl vies [count] Brit informal : an alcoholic drink He d had a few bevvies too many and was feeling none too clever …   Useful english dictionary

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