Definitions for pubpʌb

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word pub

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


  1. pub(n.)

    A retail business where alcoholic beverages are sold by the drink; a bar; a tavern.

  2. Origin: [Shortened from Public house.]


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jonathan Kane:

    I realized that nobody really knew that much about politics until the independence debate -- and that's across the whole spectrum of the people I meet in the pub.

  2. George Rice:

    We’ve put it to the test at home, and down the pub and it works a dream. Our friends and family have been our guinea pigs, too, and they’ve all told us it definitely eased their hangovers.

  3. Sam Bompas:

    I don't think ideas are particularly special or precious, there's this notion that some people are creative, and some people aren't. But I think everyone's creative. If you go to the pub, loads of people are having conversations with interesting ideas, but most people don't then spend the next two or three years trying to make it happen.

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