Definition of “beer” - English Dictionary


“beer” in English

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uk /bɪər/ us /bɪr/

A1 [ U or C ] an alcoholic drink made from grain and hops (= a type of plant):

He asked for a pint of beer.
This beer is brewed in Mexico.

A1 [ C ] a glass or container of this drink:

After a hard day's work I enjoy a beer or two.

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

“beer” in American English

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beernoun [ C/U ]

us /bɪər/

a slightly bitter, alcoholic drink made from grain, or a serving of this drink in a glass or other container

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