Speakeasy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈspiːkiːzi|  American pronunciation of the word speakeasy
Brit.  |ˈspiːkiːzi|  British pronunciation of the word speakeasy

noun

- (during prohibition) an illegal barroom

Examples

...a speakeasy that became a fashionable café with the repeal of prohibition...

Word forms

noun
singular: speakeasy
plural: speakeasies
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