barfly

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barfly

Someone who spends the greater part of their time in bars or other drinking establishments. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. You get to know the people in these places when you're a barfly like me.

barfly

1. n. a person who frequents bars. Who will trust the word of an old barfly like Willy?
2. n. a drunkard. Some barfly staggered out of the tavern straight into the side of a car.
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They aren't real friends, the bar flies of this world.
Are the bar flies of the Tall Ship ready for a fully fledged WAG, all pout and bosom?
Not Royal Ascot Monkey Bar Flies found himself in hot company on his first two starts, with winners Reckless Abandon and Hototo both going on to score at Royal Ascot.
But headmaster Michael Burrowes says the fish bar flies in the face of the school's healthy eating policy.
Now though, after coming through unscathed from the best 12 months of my life and notching up eight undeniable ticks on my Great 08 Challenge check-list, I have enough ammunition to entertain bar flies until my final days.
It's not the first time this motley bunch of professional types, tradesmen and bar flies have gained my attention as their fund raising is of Olympic standards.
This is what took place as a swarm of baladi bar flies descended on Shahrazad night club on Al-Alfi Street for the eIuBaladi Bar FlyereIN launch over the weekend.
A gentleman who wishes to remain anonymous writes: "Three old bar flies were discussing Vehicle Registration Numbers.
Gone will be the long,green stand in which I once enjoyed watching Lancashire win the County Championship against Gloucestershire more than 50 years ago; instead the whole area will be wide open, with bar flies in the pavilion able to look across an open vista to the houses in the distance.
For everyone's favourite bar flies - Norm, Carla and Cliff - will all be on hand to remind Frasier why he chose to leave Boston in the first place.
video arcade game - and you bar flies know who you are - the Players Gold Card is something they don't leave home without.
Bar flies include Imran Khan, Patsy Kensit and Bryan Adams.
Goodbar for the installation on Acme," and a candy bar flies through the air.