barperson

noun

bar·​per·​son ˈbär-ˌpər-sᵊn How to pronounce barperson (audio)
plural barpersons
: a person who serves drinks at a bar : bartender
It's said that to be successful, a barperson should have an intimate knowledge of the human character.Fiona Donnelly, Courier Mail (Australia), 10 Feb. 2009

Word History

First Known Use

1973, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of barperson was in 1973

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“Barperson.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/barperson. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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