open bar


open bar

noun

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

Full Definition of OPEN BAR

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

Examples of OPEN BAR

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

First Known Use of OPEN BAR

1960

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