Pronunciation: (bēr),[key] —n. 1. an alcoholic beverage made by brewing and fermentation from cereals, usually malted barley, and flavored with hops and the like for a slightly bitter taste.
2. any of various beverages, whether alcoholic or not, made from roots, molasses or sugar, yeast, etc.: root beer; ginger beer. 3. an individual serving of beer; a glass, can, or bottle of beer: We'll have three beers.
Pronunciation: (bēr),[key] —n. Thomas, 1889–1940, U.S. author.