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speak·eas·y

 (spēk′ē′zē)
n. pl. speak·eas·ies
A place for the illegal sale and consumption of alcoholic drinks, as during Prohibition in the United States.

speakeasy

(ˈspiːkˌiːzɪ)
n, pl -easies
(Brewing) US a place where alcoholic drink was sold illicitly during Prohibition
[C19: from speak + easy (in the sense: gently, quietly)]

speak•eas•y

(ˈspikˌi zi)

n., pl. -eas•ies.
a place selling alcoholic beverages illegally, esp. during Prohibition.
[1885–90, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.speakeasy - (during prohibition) an illegal barroomspeakeasy - (during prohibition) an illegal barroom
bar, barroom, ginmill, saloon, taproom - a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter; "he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar"
Translations

speakeasy

[ˈspiːkˌiːzɪ] N (US) → taberna f clandestina

speakeasy

[ˈspiːkiːzi] nspeakeasy m

speakeasy

n (US) → Mondscheinkneipe f (inf, Lokal, in dem während der Prohibition Alkohol ausgeschenkt wurde)
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Because many voice-activated devices are used mainly to play music, Como Audio introduces SpeakEasy Stereo System for those who want the pleasure of listening to great sounding music and using voice commands for controlling compatible devices around the home, planning a day and managing tasks.
The speakeasy on the second floor will be tucked away from crowds and offer a quieter place that seats around 35 people, he said.
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You could be forgiven for thinking this is the latest in a line of trendy haunts to hit the Northern Quarter, but this particular speakeasy is actually located in Levenshulme, bringing a little slice of history to the south Manchester suburb.
Speakeasy is hot on the heels of this trend with the launch of three brand new flavour collaborations with award-winning craft alcohol brands, Lazzaroni and Conker Spirit.
The Speakeasy Festival is a 1920s-inspired gin, Bourbon and cocktail festival which is encouraging guests to have a roaring time.
Critique: A unique, Prohibition-era novel that mirrors the innate hypocrisy in society with an unusual protagonist who preaches the gospel while delivering illegal alcohol, The Holy Ghost Speakeasy and Revival is a smartly written view askew, and a page turner to the end.
For drinks, in true speakeasy fashion (although he clarifies they are not technically a speakeasy because the bar is not secret), Carlos recommends the Old Fashioned and Whiskey Sour.
The new 60-person capacity speakeasy bar on the Arena concourse takes customers back nine decades in time.