Definitions for PUBpʌb

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a bar or tavern.

Origin of pub:

1855–60; short for public house


  1. public.

  2. publication.

    Category: Printing

  3. published.

  4. publisher.

  5. publishing.

    Category: Printing

Princeton's WordNet

  1. public house, pub, saloon, pothouse, gin mill, taphouse(noun)

    tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. pub(noun)ʌb

    a bar, especially in Britain and Ireland

    a night in the pub


  1. PUB

    PUB is one of the major department stores in Stockholm, Sweden, located in two buildings at Hötorget, Stockholm city center. PUB was opened in 1882 and rapidly expanded. The name PUB is for the initials of Paul Urbanus Bergström, the founder of the store, who owned a great deal of buildings and business in the area. In the late 20th century, the upper 4 storeys of the department store were converted into a hotel: the Rica Hotel, Kungsgatan.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'PUB' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2899

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'PUB' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1467

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'PUB' in Nouns Frequency: #902

Translations for PUB

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

public house

a house where alcoholic drinks are sold to the public.

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