What is another word for saloon?

261 synonyms found


[ sɐlˈuːn], [ sɐlˈuːn], [ s_ɐ_l_ˈuː_n]

Saloon, the word derived from French, has become synonymous with bars and other establishments that serve alcohol. However, this term can be used interchangeably with other words, such as lounge, pub, tavern, or barroom. Saloon and pub fit well to describe smaller, more intimate, and cozy establishments, while tavern and barroom emphasize a larger, more open space with a casual atmosphere. Meanwhile, a lounge represents a more sophisticated, upscale, and comfortable space. Other synonyms that can be used depending on the type of establishment include gin joint, beer hall, taproom, and cocktail lounge. These terms are commonly used in the hospitality industry, and each has its own unique connotations.

Similar words: saloons and bars, cattlemen's association saloon, arthurian saloon, old west saloon

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    Usage examples for Saloon

    He was just disappearing into a saloon across the street, and she dropped the curtain precipitately, as if she were ashamed of spying.
    "Lonesome Land"
    B. M. Bower
    She was worried about Manley, and she wished that cowboy would come out of the saloon and bring her lover to her.
    "Lonesome Land"
    B. M. Bower
    Instead of telling you that I was here, or telling me that you were sick, he went straight into a saloon and forgot all about us both.
    "Lonesome Land"
    B. M. Bower

    Famous quotes with Saloon

    • I busted out of the place in a hurry and went to a saloon and drank beer and said that for the rest of my life I'd never take a job in a place where you couldn't throw cigarette butts on the floor. I was hooked on this writing for newspapers and magazines.
      Jimmy Breslin
    • If I had to live my life over, I'd live over a saloon.
      W. C. Fields
    • I challenge you to show me where the saloon has ever helped business, education, church, morals or anything we hold dear.
      Billy Sunday
    • I tell you that the curse of God Almighty is on the saloon.
      Billy Sunday
    • The saloon is a liar. It promises good cheer and sends sorrow.
      Billy Sunday

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