Definition of shebeen noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

shebeen

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ʃɪˈbiːn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʃɪˈbiːn//
 
(informal)
 
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(especially in Ireland, Scotland and South Africa) a place where alcoholic drinks are sold, usually illegally Word Origin late 18th cent.: from Anglo-Irish síbín, from séibe ‘mugful’.