Definition of backbar
1 : a horizontal bar in the chimney of an open fireplace on which to hang a vessel over the fire
2 : the shelf or counter space along the wall or backing of a bar area
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
First Known Use of backbar
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up backbar? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).