from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. Slang To patronize a series of bars during an evening.

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  • v. To drink at a number of bars during a single day or evening.


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  • Upstairs at Max's was where I became pals with two young writers named Nick Tosches and Richard Meltzer, who took me on my very first barhop in '71, warning "Simmons -- we're gonna teach you how to drink."

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  • We had dinner with all her friends and then continued to barhop.

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  • They could barhop in Virginia-Highland, another nice Atlanta neighborhood, or go to this amazing alternative rock club called the Cotton Club and listen to music.

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  • His busy eyes spotted an empty glass, and he signaled to a barhop.

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  • And if you do go out in the rain, you certainly don't barhop.

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  • A packed audience listened to pleas from iO Theater owner and director Charna Halpern and others as they described how a strip of Clark Street, a mainstay for Cubs fans to barhop after ballgames, will dramatically change if the complex is built at Clark and Addison streets. -

  • The younger peo­ple - mainly those serv­ing in the army just out of high school and those a bit older - would barhop, but patrons in their late twen­ties and older, like me, just wanted to sit, hang out, and watch sports.



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