Meaning of sundowner


Pronunciation: (sun'dou"nur), [key]
  1. an alcoholic drink taken after completing the day's work, usually at sundown.
  2. a tramp or hobo, esp. one who arrives at a homestead near sundown in order to avoid having to work in exchange for shelter.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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