bartender

noun
bar·​tend·​er | \ ˈbär-ˌten-dər How to pronounce bartender (audio) \

Definition of bartender

: a person who serves drinks at a bar

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Other Words from bartender

bartend \ ˈbär-​ˌtend How to pronounce bartend (audio) \ intransitive verb

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Cocktail enthusiasts will want to invest in a set of tools for mixing drinks, like this one from Cocktail Kingdom, a favorite emporium of bartenders. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "How to Drink Whiskey: A Complete Guide," 1 Oct. 2018 That all changed with Anastasia, the bartender at The Red Corner, a pub at 6 Nekrasova Street in Saint Petersburg. Steven Shundich, Cincinnati.com, "World Cup 2018: Dispatches from TML Mobster/Guest Hemingway in Russia, Episode 2," 4 July 2018 You'll be tasked with being the bartender for every festivity! Jennifer Aldrich, Country Living, "Is Starbucks Open on Easter?," 20 Feb. 2019 As a Carrancista spy, Herrera worked as a bartender in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. Teen Vogue, "Mexican Revolutionary Petra Herrera Posed as a Man to Fight for Her Country," 1 Apr. 2019 Navy Strength lets its bartenders stand out instead. Laura Dannen Redman, Condé Nast Traveler, "These Are the World's Best Bars, Says Tales of the Cocktail," 23 July 2018 To celebrate its unveiling, the brilliant bartenders at Harry's have created a cocktail in the building's—as well as the original Harry's—honor called The Old Mr. Johnson. Elle Decor Editors, ELLE Decor, "Designer Cocktail: Old Mr. Johnson," 23 Jan. 2019 Later, while telling patrons about the local lore, the bartender at the Buck can’t resist a few jokes at the expense of Sundance and Park City, Utah. Alex Bhattacharji, Condé Nast Traveler, "Why Telluride Keeps Being Named the Best U.S. Ski Town," 5 Dec. 2018 Cut to 1991 and Dan is living in New York, not as a priest but as a bartender, a shoe salesman, a gallery assistant—immersing himself in the gay scene just as AIDS is starting to take its toll. Helen Klein Ross, WSJ, "Five Best: Helen Klein Ross on Multigenerational Sagas," 1 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of bartender

1825, in the meaning defined above

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bartender

noun

English Language Learners Definition of bartender

US : a person who serves drinks at a bar or restaurant

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