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 (tăp′ro͞om′, -ro͝om′)
A bar or barroom.
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(ˈtæpˌruːm; -ˌrʊm)
a bar, as in a hotel or pub
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(ˈtæpˌrum, -ˌrʊm)

a barroom.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.taproom - a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a countertaproom - a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter; "he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar"
barrelhouse, honky-tonk - a cheap drinking and dancing establishment
cocktail lounge - a barroom in a hotel or restaurant where cocktails are served
gin mill, pothouse, pub, public house, taphouse, saloon - tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
sawdust saloon - a saloon whose floor is covered with sawdust
speakeasy - (during prohibition) an illegal barroom
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[ˈtæprʊm] N (Brit) → bar m
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The fellow thought he was a lunatic at large and made an unsuccessful attempt to shut him into the taproom. That sobered him a little; and when he saw Henderson, the London journalist, in his garden, he called over the palings and made himself understood.
The girl had a little parlour to sit in, away from the noise of the taproom, and a clean bedchamber at the top of the house.
A group of half-a-dozen fellows had gathered together in the taproom, and were listening with greedy ears.
The womenfolks screamed, and the merry wags in the taproom put their arms around their waists to soothe them into quietness.
With that flourish, and seeming to have talked himself rather more drunk and much more ferocious than he had begun by being, Mr Riderhood took up his pint pot and swaggered off to the taproom.
Weller, by his master's permission, retired to spend the evening in his own way; and was shortly afterwards elected, by the unanimous voice of the assembled company, into the taproom chair, in which honourable post he acquitted himself so much to the satisfaction of the gentlemen-frequenters, that their roars of laughter and approbation penetrated to Mr.
The all ages, family-friendly event takes over Buffalo Creek Brewing's premises in Long Grove, including the taproom, 2nd level Rustic Room, and expansive biergarten and outdoor grounds.
A NEWCASTLE brewery will host a new beer festival at its taproom next month.
Stacey added, "Currently, we will be distributing three beers outside of the taproom to bars and restaurants in the six counties including our Lazy River Pilsner, Bait & Switch Coffee Blonde and our Pucker Factor Kettle Sour.
The 7 Heaven takeaway in Heaton Road is now all set to be converted into a taproom by September, even though neighbouring residents feared that adding another drinking establishment to the area could leave people "frightened to go out of their homes".