taproom (n.) also tap-room, 1807, from TAP (Cf. tap) (n.1) + ROOM (Cf. room) (n.).

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  • Taproom — Tap room , n. A room where liquors are kept on tap; a barroom. [1913 Webster] The ambassador was put one night into a miserable taproom, full of soldiers smoking. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • taproom — ► NOUN ▪ a room in which beer is available on tap …   English terms dictionary

  • taproom — [tap′ro͞om΄] n. [ TAP2 + ROOM] BARROOM …   English World dictionary

  • taproom — noun A bar or barroom; a room where alcoholic beverages are served on tap. Dusty left the taproom of the tavern and wandered into the small arcade in back …   Wiktionary

  • taproom — noun Date: 1807 barroom …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • taproom — /tap roohm , room /, n. a barroom, esp. in an inn or hotel; bar. [1800 10; TAP2 + ROOM] * * * …   Universalium

  • taproom — Synonyms and related words: alehouse, bar, barrel house, barroom, beer garden, beer parlor, bistro, blind tiger, cabaret, cafe, cocktail lounge, dive, dramshop, drinkery, drinking saloon, gin mill, groggery, grogshop, honky tonk, local, nightclub …   Moby Thesaurus

  • taproom — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. barroom, tavern, pub; see bar 2 , saloon 3 …   English dictionary for students

  • taproom — tap·room || tæprÊŠm n. bar, barroom …   English contemporary dictionary

  • taproom — noun a room in which alcoholic drinks, especially beer, are available on tap …   English new terms dictionary

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