Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Beer.
  • noun A serving of beer.

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  • noun informal beer
  • noun informal A serving of beer.

Etymologies

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

[brew + -ski, -sky, n. suff. (from Russian -skiĭ, perhaps modeled on Russky).]

Examples

  • On the other hand, if by "brewski" you mean coffee, Seventh Avenue can accommodate you many times over, likewise if you're looking for a new cell phone, a manicure or a refi.

    Alfred Gingold: Thy Neighbor's Ass

  • He rates races on a "brewski" scale; four brewskis are given to a race that was so painful that a year of recovery is needed to forget it.

    Blog Watch

  • The dialogue is far from special as all the oiks talk like Ali G, and our yuppies talk in cliché and use words like "brewski".

    DVD Times

  • The dialogue is far from special as all the oiks talk like Ali G, and our yuppies talk in cliché and use words like "brewski".

    DVD Times

  • In juxtaposition, Mandrake welcomes blue jeans, Toms and houses a minimalist environment to sip a brewski.

    Girl at a Bar: The Birthday Bar Conundrum

  • In juxtaposition, Mandrake welcomes blue jeans, Toms and houses a minimalist environment to sip a brewski.

    Girl at a Bar: The Birthday Bar Conundrum

  • Once inside, I found myself disappointed to find a bland platter of nothing more than carrots& celery with ranch dressing [semi-fresh, at that; it was picked up from a convenience store around the corner, I gleaned from overheard conversation later] and a sole, glum keg of Pabst Blue Ribbon ™ brewski.

    Ennui

  • Yes - all of that hard laundry labor always makes me want a cold brewski too.

    corvee - French Word-A-Day

  • It classes things up, even if you're just drinking a brewski after mowing the lawn. $11, makr.com

    Right on Key

  • “Well, men,” Thad began in a solemn tone, “this sounds like a brewski moment to me.”

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

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