barmaid

noun
bar·​maid | \ ˈbär-ˌmād How to pronounce barmaid (audio) \

Definition of barmaid

: a woman who serves liquor at a bar

Examples of barmaid in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Parker was a 35-year-old barmaid at the then-famous Sphinx Club. Mary Carole Mccauley, Baltimore Sun, 24 May 2022 The film handles Maverick's personal stuff — wooing the barmaid, repairing his relationship with Goose's kid — while also fulfilling its promise as an action movie. Mark Kennedy, Chron, 12 May 2022 Fabian’s love turns out to be the beautiful Cornelia (Saskia Rosendahl), a barmaid who is studying entertainment law but hopes to be a movie star. Kyle Smith, National Review, 9 Mar. 2022 Sets and types were clichéd (a Wild West saloon with a buxom barmaid who seems tough but is actually tender). Andrew Delbanco, The New York Review of Books, 19 Nov. 2020 Sets and types were clichéd (a Wild West saloon with a buxom barmaid who seems tough but is actually tender). Andrew Delbanco, The New York Review of Books, 19 Nov. 2020 Sets and types were clichéd (a Wild West saloon with a buxom barmaid who seems tough but is actually tender). Andrew Delbanco, The New York Review of Books, 19 Nov. 2020 Sets and types were clichéd (a Wild West saloon with a buxom barmaid who seems tough but is actually tender). Andrew Delbanco, The New York Review of Books, 19 Nov. 2020 Sets and types were clichéd (a Wild West saloon with a buxom barmaid who seems tough but is actually tender). Andrew Delbanco, The New York Review of Books, 19 Nov. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of barmaid

circa 1658, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of barmaid was circa 1658

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“Barmaid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/barmaid. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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