Definition of beer mat in English:

beer mat


  • A small cardboard table mat for resting glasses on in a bar or pub.

    • ‘He asked Damien as he fiddled with a beer mat out of boredom.’
    • ‘‘We're fine, yep, and grateful for the drinks,’ she assured Vaughn, raising her drink briefly to Ed, who merely nodded back, studying the beer mat intently.’
    • ‘With just two bottles of spirits, a handful of beer mats and a small stack of glasses, Brockenhurst's newest pub probably sounds a bit downmarket.’
    • ‘‘I always try to do something that I want to do,’ he says earnestly, tearing up a beer mat.’
    • ‘Pubs in York are to be blitzed with beer mats and posters warning about the dangers of messing around with fireworks.’
    • ‘Every drinker with functioning tastebuds who has had the good fortune to sup a pint of Rooster's Yankee has one thought when placing a drained glass upon soggy beer mat.’
    • ‘But when he left I found this poem scribbled on a beer mat.’
    table mat, place mat
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