UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbɑːrflaɪ/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(bärflī′)

Inflections of 'barfly' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": barflies

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
bar•fly  (bärflī′),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -flies. [Slang.]
  1. Slang Termsa person who frequents barrooms.
  • bar1 + fly2 1905–10, American.


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