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

Definition of barman

chiefly British

Examples of barman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In 1922, a Belgian barman working in London named Robert Vermeire wrote a brief recipe book with the fairly workaday title Cocktails: How to Mix Them. Jason O'bryan, Robb Report, 6 Jan. 2022 Harry Denton, boisterous San Francisco barman and entrepreneur, dies at 77. Anna Buchmann, San Francisco Chronicle, 25 Aug. 2021 As someone who embraces the nerdier, more esoteric side of making cocktails, renowned barman Jeffrey Morgenthaler is no stranger to WIRED. Joe Ray, Wired, 31 Oct. 2021 Minuteman Causeway still slides along the ocean, but the Vanguard Motel has already changed its name to the Beach Park, and nobody has ordered an Astronaut cocktail for as long as the barman can remember. Anthony Haden-guest, Harper's Magazine, 26 Oct. 2021 The barman said the only local people who wanted to stop the mine were those in wealthier parts of the neighboring Lake District. Max Colchester, WSJ, 28 Sep. 2021 But in the end, Harry Denton was a barman without a bar. Sam Whiting, San Francisco Chronicle, 24 Aug. 2021 One of the saddest stories is that of Mentor Krasniqi, 46, who came to Germany as a refugee from Kosovo and worked as a barman. New York Times, 18 July 2021 Hang him in a museum—the barman was a potbellied portrait of hear no evil. Colson Whitehead, The New Yorker, 19 July 2021

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First Known Use of barman

1835, in the meaning defined above

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20 Jan 2022

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“Barman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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