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open bar

noun

Simple Definition of open bar

  • : a counter at a party or other gathering where alcoholic drinks are served for free

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of open bar

  1. :  a bar (as at a wedding reception) at which drinks are served free — compare cash bar

Examples of open bar in a sentence

  1. They had a buffet and an open bar at the reception.



1960

First Known Use of open bar

1960


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