Definition of Homebrew

1. Noun. An alcoholic beverage (especially beer) made at home.




Definition of Homebrew

1. Noun. A beer created locally. ¹

2. Noun. (informal) Anything created by enthusiasts rather than commercial entities (especially video games or amateur radio equipment). ¹

3. Verb. To brew one's beer or other alcoholic beverage at home. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Homebrew

1. an alcoholic beverage made at home [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Homebrew

home truth
home truths
home video
home wrecker
home wreckers
homebaked
homebodies
homebody
homeborn
homebound
homebound persons
homeboy
homeboys
homebred
homebreds
homebrew (current term)
homebrewed
homebrewer
homebrewers
homebrewing
homebrews
homebuilder
homebuilders
homebuilding
homebuilt
homebuyer
homebuyers
homebuying
homecare
homecomer

Literary usage of Homebrew

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1. A History of the Personal Computer: The People and the Technology by Roy A. Allan (2001)
"homebrew Computer Club At a number of locations in early 1975 in the Silicon ... homebrew Computer Club... you name it. Are you building your own computer? ..."

2. Sweet Battlefields: Youth and the Liberian Civil War by Mats Utas (2003)
"Here, a mixed clientele of unemployed youth, police, military, and night watchmen hid to drink bottles of gin (homebrew taking the detour around Monrovia ..."

3. Anthology of Russian Literature from the Earliest Period to the Present Time by Leo Wiener (1903)
"He awoke about five o'clock in the afternoon, drank some iced homebrew, and, in spite of the stifling heat, wanted to drink some tea, believing that a hot ..."

4. Richard Henry Dana: A Biography by Charles Francis Adams (1891)
"... with the cider of the Judge's wit (Ripe-hearted homebrew, fresh and fresh again)." Judge Hoar's home was at Concord, and in the Club's early days there ..."

5. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1843)
"453, the name of Mr Bentham appears; but the American lawyers may have some of our homebred (or rather homebrew'd) prejudices, and I can state things ..."

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