Definition of bierkeller in English:

bierkeller

noun

  • A bar or pub in Austria or Germany, especially one in a basement.

    ‘Munich's bierkellers were quite the splendid place to spend a day’
    • ‘At various times it has boasted a steak house, a bier keller and a pool lounge.’
    • ‘A stocky individual with light-coloured hair and blue eyes, he looked as if he had just emerged from a German bierkeller.’
    • ‘After all, shouting "oi, serving wench, bring us a stein of your finest foaming ale" is within the capability of all but the most sozzled Bierkeller regular.’
    • ‘The bands played military music, traditional brass band music, plus a couple of "bierkeller" songs.’
    • ‘He looked like a man who could clear out a Bierkeller in 10 minutes, bodies hurtling through the air.’
    • ‘The aspirins could well be needed next Wednesday morning after a night celebrating another famous Reds win in the Cologne bierkellers.’
    • ‘Suddenly the Bierkeller is almost full.’
    • ‘He supported himself through a wide range of musical occupations, from playing organ in a synagogue to piano in a Bierkeller.’
    • ‘I was in a semi-dark noisy Bierkeller with some friends.’
    • ‘I lived and worked in Jersey for 20 years, mostly playing for dancing, cabaret, and in German Bierkellers.’
    hostelry, tavern, inn, wine bar, taproom
    View synonyms

Origin

German Bierkeller ‘beer cellar’.

Pronunciation

bierkeller

/ˈbɪəkɛlə/