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A young man who behaves in an unpleasant or violent way as a result of excessive drinking:‘police said he acted like a lager lout and hit an officer’
lout, oaf, ruffian, hooligan, thug, rowdy, bully boy, brawler, rough, churl, lubber, philistine, vulgarian, yahoo, barbarian, neanderthal, primitive, savage, brute, beast, monsterView synonyms
- ‘He says he will be running a professional operation which will provide a new entertainment for the town aimed at business people and professional types - not lager louts or coach parties.’
- ‘I'm certainly no lager lout, and I'm proud to be wearing the Games uniform.’
- ‘You want people to have a drink but not be lager louts, and that is what this campaign is telling people.’
- ‘I will admit to something here: I have never watched a football match in my life. I find the game dull, nationalistic and repetitive and the whole thug/hooligan / lager lout mentality just turns me off.’
- ‘Mr Knox insisted that his customers would not be rowdy, nightclub-style lager louts.’
- ‘Contrary to popular belief, Burberry has not discontinued its famous plaid baseball cap because of its association with football hooligans and lager louts.’
- ‘Recently a local ex-pat publican found himself on the wrong end of a broken beer glass wielded, not by a drunken lager lout or recalcitrant katoey, but by the man with whom he intended to go into partnership.’
- ‘Can you imagine those mad bearded lager louts, who used their tractors and trucks to block up the roads a few years ago, sitting down with a guitar to strum out the chords to ‘Where have all the flowers gone?’’
- ‘In 1994 there followed Highland Fling, a wildly modernized staging of La Sylphide which featured the sylph as a drug user and James as a lager lout.’
- ‘Next to stylish wine, which conjures up visions of sun-drenched valleys and exquisite cuisine, beer is outclassed, its public face haunted by the twin spectres of the beer belly and the lager lout.’
- ‘In recent years, these curry houses have shaken off the lager lout image by having an interior makeover and renaming dishes with tantalisingly exotic titles.’
- ‘But the family have been forced to scrap the annual festival after rowdy lager louts invaded this year's event and started a fight.’
- ‘Far too may lives of both air passengers and crews have been put at risk by lager louts, champagne Charlies and ordinary people who get into a rage.’
- ‘The clampdown, dubbed Operation Yellow Card, was launched in Wilmslow in June to cut down on lager louts ruining everyone else's night out.’
- ‘Scarborough was one of five places approved by Douglas Hurd as Home Secretary to pioneer bylaws intended to keep lager louts out of the public gaze.’
- ‘The drunks are as much a part of this meeting as the royal procession and excessive imbibing is not confined to the lager louts.’
- ‘Sivota is unspoiled, uncrowded (if you avoid August when the Italians invade), friendly and totally relaxing, without a lager lout in sight.’
- ‘The participants have a reputation as lawless and irresponsible, the glamorous equivalent of Magaluf lager louts.’
- ‘At a time when Britain is trying to do something about young lager louts who have besmirched our national image across the playing fields of Europe, here is a middle-aged lager lout positively inviting them to test their mettle at the bar.’
- ‘Hopefully this will mean the death of the lager lout too!’
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