Meaning of “brew” in the English Dictionary

"brew" in English

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uk /bruː/ us /bruː/


uk /bruː/ us /bruː/

(Definition of “brew” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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brewverb [ I/T ]

us /bru/

(of tea or coffee) to become stronger in taste in the container in which it is made, or to make a hot drink or beer:

[ T ] He’s working on a new way to brew the perfect cup of coffee.

If something bad is brewing, it is about to start:

[ I ] I felt that trouble was brewing.

brewnoun [ C ]

us /bru/

beer or another drink made by brewing

(Definition of “brew” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)