metaphorical goggles that one wears after excessive consumption of alcohol, and that cause diminished judgment, particularly in encouraging one to be attracted to and flirtatious with someone one would not ordinarily find attractive: I bet he was wearing beer goggles when he left the party with that loser.
I was sure the Sox would make the playoffs, but I was obviously looking through beer goggles.
Unfortunately for Pauly D, the beer goggles did not come off.
The Real Jersey Dictionary, Vol. 2 Jaimie Etkin October 20, 2010
(informal) with one’s beer goggles on, seeing people and things as becoming increasingly attractive as one’s alcohol intake rises
the illusion that someone is more attractive than they are, brought on be excessive drinking
He was obviously wearing beer goggles last night when he hooked up with her.
Impaired vision and judgment due to drunkenness: I must have had beer goggles on last night to think he was handsome (late 1980s+ College students)
- Beer gut
noun a protruding stomach, mostly likely due to overconsumption of beer; also called beer belly noun Paunch created by drinking a lot of beer: looks like a beer gut to me (1976)
- Beer hall
a bar, cabaret, or the like, chiefly serving beer and usually offering music, dancing, etc. Historical Examples After an interminable tour of the quays he finally tumbled into a beer hall. L-bas J. K. Huysmans It is fitted up as a beer hall within and contains ten round tables, each capable of accommodating five or […]
an establishment licensed to serve only liquors fermented from malt, as beer, ale, or the like. Historical Examples Durand immediately forgot himself in a beerhouse, and it was a difficult matter to get him away from it to hold the rehearsal. Louis Spohr’s Autobiography Louis Spohr A tall stripling of a Moravian youth, meagre as […]
- Beer jerker
beer jerker noun phrase A person whose work is drawing draft beer and serving it: waiter girls, popularly known as ”beer-jerkers” (1870+)