bar·​man | \ ˈbär-mən How to pronounce barman (audio) \

Definition of barman

chiefly British

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Recent Examples on the Web It was created by Joe Gilmore, head barman at the Savoy Hotel’s American Bar in London, just for this occasion. Nancy Stohs, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "The Moonwalk is a giant of a cocktail for a thirsty mankind," 15 July 2019 There was the teenage barman Mikey Reilly with his pink cheeks and sawdust crew cut. Colin Barrett, Harper's magazine, "The Alps," 22 July 2019 That inspired Tom Hawkins, a 22-year-old with Down’s syndrome, to ask Mr Goodman to help him pursue his dream of being a barman. The Economist, "Helping people with learning disabilities into jobs," 18 July 2019 Over his 21 years as head barman, Gilmore invented numerous cocktails to mark special events and important guests. Nancy Stohs, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "The Moonwalk is a giant of a cocktail for a thirsty mankind," 15 July 2019 Patio seating makes a great spot to watch the sunset while sipping the barman’s signature cocktails. Katherine Rodeghier, Dallas News, "St. Petersburg, Fla., goes from senior rest home to hipster hangout," 18 June 2019 Some of Tokyo’s most respected barmen—such as High Five’s Hidetsugu Ueno and Land Bart Artisan’s Daisuke Ito—honed their skills here, under the watchful eye of owner Hisashi Kishida, one of the godfathers of Japanese bartending. Melinda Joe, Condé Nast Traveler, "20 Best Bars in Tokyo," 27 Feb. 2018 The film festival is all about the bellini: a mix of blushing pink peach juice and sparkling wine, first invented here in Venice in the 30s by the barman at Harry’s Bar. Skye Mcalpine, Vogue, "An Insider’s Guide to Navigating Venice During the Film Festival," 28 Aug. 2018 Kenta Goto, owner and barman, was once at Pegu Club, and has retained that famous bar’s excruciating attention to detail. Alex Van Buren, Condé Nast Traveler, "21 Best Bars in New York City," 1 Mar. 2018

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1835, in the meaning defined above

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