a person who frequents barrooms.
In early April 1949, the petite 18-year-old barfly was found in a shallow grave in the desert of southern New Mexico.
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noun (pl) -flies
(informal) a person who frequents bars
“habitual drunkard,” 1910, from bar (n.2) + fly (n.).
A heavy drinker; lush, souse (1910+)
- Bar foot
runner foot. a foot having the form of a bar connecting the corresponding front and rear legs of a piece.
an advantageous purchase, especially one acquired at less than the usual cost: The sale offered bargains galore. an agreement between parties settling what each shall give and take or perform and receive in a transaction. such an agreement as affecting one of the parties: a losing bargain. something acquired by bargaining. Informal. an agreeable person, […]
- Bargain basement
a basement area in some stores where goods are sold at prices lower than usual. very low-priced. noticeably lacking in quality; inferior. noun part of a shop where goods are sold at reduced prices
- Bargain counter
a counter or area in a retail store where merchandise is sold at reduced prices. Historical Examples “Ask him if there’s a bargain counter anywhere in the dining-room,” whispered Peaches. You Should Worry Says John Henry George V. Hobart What I learned from Pauline was that most of it came by way of the bargain […]