One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A bottle, can, or glass of beer.
- ‘You can pay me back by treating me to a few brewskies’
- ‘Truth be told, though, I could go for a cold brewski right about now.’
- ‘You just got here and you already sucked down two brewskis.’
- ‘Imagine you had a desire one day to quaff your thirst with a good, strong brewski.’
- ‘And one of the ironies can be found in the accompanying sound of millions of brewskies being popped in celebration.’
1980s from brew + a fanciful ending, perhaps after the common Slavonic surname suffix -ski.
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