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Noun: saloon  su'loon
  1. A room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
    "he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the saloon";
    - barroom [N. Amer], bar, ginmill [N. Amer, informal], taproom, saloon bar [Brit], cantina, lounge bar [Brit]
     
  2. [Brit] A building with a bar that is licensed to sell alcoholic drinks
    - tavern, tap house [archaic], watering hole [informal], public house [Brit], pub [Brit, Cdn], pothouse [archaic], gin mill [N. Amer, informal], taphouse [archaic], groggery [US, archaic], inn [Brit], boozer [Brit, informal]
     
  3. A car that is closed and that has front and rear seats and two or four doors
    - sedan

Derived forms: saloons

Type of: auto [informal], autocar [archaic], automobile [N. Amer], building, car, edifice, motorcar, room, wheel [informal], whip [US, informal]

Encyclopedia: Saloon