- a container of beer designed for carryout. In the U.S., a growler generally holds 1/2 gallon (about 1.89 liters).
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Growler — may refer to: * Growler (electrical device), for testing electric motors * Growler (calypsonian), pseudonym of singer Errol Duke * EA 18 Growler, a jet fighter * USS Growler, any of four shipsGrowler may also be: * A size of iceberg * A type of… … Wikipedia
growler — pitcher or other vessel for beer, 1887, Amer.Eng., of uncertain origin; apparently an agent noun from GROWL (Cf. growl) (v.). Originally especially in the expression rushing the growler going on a spree. Also late 19c. slang for a four wheeled… … Etymology dictionary
Growler — Growl er, n. 1. One who growls. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) The large mouthed black bass. [Local] [1913 Webster] 3. A four wheeled cab. [Slang, Eng.] [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
growler — [grou′lər] n. 1. a person, animal, or thing that growls ☆ 2. Slang a) a pail or can formerly used to carry out beer bought at a saloon, etc. b) a keg of beer, equal to 1/8 barrel 3. a small iceberg ☆ 4. an electromagnetic device used to find… … English World dictionary
Growler — Iceberg Pour les articles homonymes, voir Iceberg (homonymie). Un iceberg est un bloc de glace d eau douce dérivant sur la mer ; de tels blocs, souvent de masse considérable, se détachent du front des glaciers polaires ou d une barrière de… … Wikipédia en Français
growler — noun /ˈɡraʊlə/ a) A person, creature or thing that growls. The ordinary London growler is considerably less wide than a gentlemans brougham. b) A cab with four wheels. Lew pulled his socks from a jacket pocket, grabbed his own shoes, and together … Wiktionary
growler — n. a toilet. D Where’s the growler around here? □ We only have one growler in this house … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
growler — Everyday English Slang in Ireland n female genitalia (hairy growler) … English dialects glossary
growler — • This term has two suggested meaning from two different people. The first is a slang name for vagina, i.e.. I d love to see her growler . This probably derives from it s likeness to a furry animal ? The other meaning is: the sort of person who… … Londonisms dictionary
growler — noun Date: 1753 1. one that growls 2. a container (as a can or pitcher) for beer bought by the measure 3. a small iceberg … New Collegiate Dictionary