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la·ger

 (lä′gər)
n.
A beer of German origin that is fermented for a relatively long time at a low temperature. Also called lager beer.

[German, short for Lagerbier : Lager, storehouse, cellar (from Middle High German leger, from Old High German legar, bed, lair; see legh- in Indo-European roots) + Bier, beer.]

lager

(ˈlɑːɡə)
n
(Brewing) a light-bodied effervescent beer, fermented in a closed vessel using yeasts that sink to the bottom of the brew. Compare ale
[C19: from German Lagerbier beer for storing, from Lager storehouse]

lager

(ˈlɑːɡə)
n
a variant spelling of laager

la•ger

(ˈlɑ gər, ˈlɔ-)

n.
a light beer aged at low temperatures from six weeks to six months.
Also called la′ger beer′.
[1835–45; short for lager beer < German Lagerbier. See lair, beer]

lager


Past participle: lagered
Gerund: lagering

Imperative
lager
lager
Present
I lager
you lager
he/she/it lagers
we lager
you lager
they lager
Preterite
I lagered
you lagered
he/she/it lagered
we lagered
you lagered
they lagered
Present Continuous
I am lagering
you are lagering
he/she/it is lagering
we are lagering
you are lagering
they are lagering
Present Perfect
I have lagered
you have lagered
he/she/it has lagered
we have lagered
you have lagered
they have lagered
Past Continuous
I was lagering
you were lagering
he/she/it was lagering
we were lagering
you were lagering
they were lagering
Past Perfect
I had lagered
you had lagered
he/she/it had lagered
we had lagered
you had lagered
they had lagered
Future
I will lager
you will lager
he/she/it will lager
we will lager
you will lager
they will lager
Future Perfect
I will have lagered
you will have lagered
he/she/it will have lagered
we will have lagered
you will have lagered
they will have lagered
Future Continuous
I will be lagering
you will be lagering
he/she/it will be lagering
we will be lagering
you will be lagering
they will be lagering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been lagering
you have been lagering
he/she/it has been lagering
we have been lagering
you have been lagering
they have been lagering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been lagering
you will have been lagering
he/she/it will have been lagering
we will have been lagering
you will have been lagering
they will have been lagering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been lagering
you had been lagering
he/she/it had been lagering
we had been lagering
you had been lagering
they had been lagering
Conditional
I would lager
you would lager
he/she/it would lager
we would lager
you would lager
they would lager
Past Conditional
I would have lagered
you would have lagered
he/she/it would have lagered
we would have lagered
you would have lagered
they would have lagered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lager - a camp defended by a circular formation of wagons
bivouac, camp, cantonment, encampment - temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers; "wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling"
Republic of South Africa, South Africa - a republic at the southernmost part of Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1910; first European settlers were Dutch (known as Boers)
2.lager - a general term for beer made with bottom fermenting yeast (usually by decoction mashing)lager - a general term for beer made with bottom fermenting yeast (usually by decoction mashing); originally it was brewed in March or April and matured until September
beer - a general name for alcoholic beverages made by fermenting a cereal (or mixture of cereals) flavored with hops
Munchener, Munich beer - a dark lager produced in Munich since the 10th century; has a distinctive taste of malt
bock, bock beer - a very strong lager traditionally brewed in the fall and aged through the winter for consumption in the spring
light beer - lager with reduced alcohol content
Octoberfest, Oktoberfest - a strong lager made originally in Germany for the Oktoberfest celebration; sweet and copper-colored
Pilsener, Pilsner - a pale lager with strong flavor of hops; first brewed in the Bohemian town of Pilsen
malt liquor, malt - a lager of high alcohol content; by law it is considered too alcoholic to be sold as lager or beer
Translations
بيرَه خفيفَهلاجَرٌ
ležák
pilsner
lager-olut
pivo
lageröl
ラガー
저장맥주
gaišalus
ležiak
öl
เบียร์สีอ่อนเก็บไว้ในถังบ่ม
açık renli birahafif bira
bia nhẹ

lager

[ˈlɑːgəʳ]
A. Ncerveza f rubia
B. CPD lager lout N (Brit) → gamberro m borracho, gamberro m de la litrona (Sp)

lager

[ˈlɑːgər] nbière f blondelager lout n (British)voyou m porté sur la bière

lager

nhelles Bier; a glass of lagerein (Glas) Helles

lager

[ˈlɑːgəʳ] nbirra chiara, birra bionda

lager

(ˈlaːgə) noun
a light-coloured beer.

lager

لاجَرٌ ležák pilsner helles Bier μπίρα λάγκερ cerveza rubia lager-olut bière blonde pivo lager ラガー 저장맥주 pilsje pils jasne piwo cerveja lager, tipo de cerveja светлое пиво öl เบียร์สีอ่อนเก็บไว้ในถังบ่ม hafif bira bia nhẹ 淡啤酒
References in classic literature ?
He did not like steam beer, but it was cheaper than lager.
The younger men quiz him, it seems, call him Old Fritz, Lager Beer, Ursa Major, and make all manner of jokes on his name.
Also it was Saturday night, and in a couple of hours would come a violin and a cornet, and in the rear part of the saloon the families of the neighborhood would dance and feast upon wienerwurst and lager, until two or three o'clock in the morning.
According to Grimm, what happened was this." He paused a moment to drain the greater part of his dark lager at a draught, and then resumed:
Lager will divide beer drinkers forever and further cement the wedge between people who are willing to broaden their experience and the cramped-minded individuals who make the two-fingered sign of a cross at its very mention, like some Transylvanian peasant vainly warding off the forces of evil.
SAB Miller said yesterday that half-year lager sales volumes rose by 12 per cent across the UK and Europe, but cautioned revenue growth would be "partially" offset by higher costs.
Mr Parry said of the new lager, "It's brewed for lager drinkers who don't like the harsher taste of most premium lagers.
PetA - Mild ales (such as Banks's mild) suit mild petAs, while stronger petAs require dark wheat beers or lagers Salad - Light, floral beers or lagers Shellfish - Stout or Guinness Fish - Light beers (richer fish such as salmon demands fuller lagers or crisp pale ales) Eggs/omelette - Light or malty beers Chicken - Lager or light, fruity beers, such as Marston's Pedigree Pork - Wheat beers, German lagers or malty pale ales
Mark Kidd, 33, nurse, Heaton: I normally prefer lager and I do like the blonde one best because it tastes like other blonde lagers.
``Cains Lager will not only delight beer lovers but may also -who knows -encourage large British brewers to improve the lagers they foist on the drinking public.''
We splashed out a record pounds 7.2 billion on draught and bottled brands of lager last year and supped 5.6 billion pints of it.
We tasted Victoria prior to a flight of craft pilsners and lagers, and the panel's refrain after each new beer was "I'd rather have another Victoria" or "that Mexican one was better."