barfly

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bar·fly

 (bär′flī′)
n. pl. bar·flies Slang
One who frequents drinking establishments.

barfly

(ˈbɑːflaɪ)
n, pl -flies
informal a person who frequents bars

bar•fly

(ˈbɑrˌflaɪ)

n., pl. -flies.
Slang. a person who frequents barrooms.
[1905–10, Amer.]
Translations

barfly

[ˈbɑːflaɪ] N (US) → culo m de café

barfly

[ˈbɑːrflaɪ] (US) npilier m de bistrotbar food n (= pub food) → cuisine f de brasserie

barfly

n (inf)Kneipenhocker(in) m(f) (inf)
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