saloon meaning

[ sə'lu:n ] Pronunciation:   "saloon" in a sentence
Noun: saloon  su'loon
  1. A room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
    - barroom [N. Amer], bar, ginmill [N. Amer], taproom, cantina 
  2. [Brit] Tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals
    - public house [Brit], pub [Brit, Cdn], pothouse [US], gin mill [N. Amer], taphouse [archaic], tavern, boozer [Brit] 
  3. A car that is closed and that has front and rear seats and two or four doors
    - sedan

Derived forms: saloons

Type of: auto, automobile, car, machine, motorcar, room, tap house, tavern

Encyclopedia: Saloon


A place where intoxicating liquors are sold and consumed; often the social center in many early towns of the Western United States.


A variant form of salon.


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  1. it was a black mercedes saloon.
  2. a gale of laughter went up in the saloon.
  3. to beg drinks in the saloon became an obsession.
  4. his saloon was the finest in all wentworth avenue.
  5. the launch of their new saloon received much media coverage.

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