What is another word for speakeasies?

Pronunciation: [spˈiːkiːzɪz] (IPA)

Speakeasies were illegal establishments that operated in the United States during the Prohibition era (1920-1933). They offered a place where people could drink alcohol, which was banned at the time. There are several synonyms for the word 'speakeasies' due to its historical connotation and relevance, including blind pig, blind tiger, juice joint, gin mill, rum hole, and clip joint. These synonyms were coined by the establishments themselves to send coded messages to their customers about their illegal services. However, the term 'speakeasy' remains the most popular and recognizable synonym for these illegal establishments to date.

What are the hypernyms for Speakeasies?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    bars, establishments, clubs, Drinking Venues, Prohibition-era Watering Holes, Underground Social Gatherings.

Usage examples for Speakeasies

Maybe the machine covered only the area around the various banks, speakeasies, bars and horse parlors.
"The Old Die Rich"
Horace Leonard Gold

Related words: speakeasy bar, martini bar, cocktail bar, rooftop bar, nightclub, lounge

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