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 bartender (audio) \ intransitive verb

Examples of bartender in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The band jumps in and Price shouts out the story of Stagger Lee and Billy fighting over a game of dice, concluding with a bullet from Stagger Lee’s 44 passing through Billy and breaking the bartender’s glass. Hillel Italie And Andrew Dalton, chicagotribune.com, "Lloyd Price, early R&B star and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, dies at 88," 8 May 2021 The band jumps in and Price shouts out the story of Stagger Lee and Billy fighting over a game of dice, concluding with a bullet from Stagger Lee’s 44 passing through Billy and breaking the bartender’s glass. BostonGlobe.com, "Lloyd Price, singer and early rock influence, dies at 88," 8 May 2021 The band jumps in and Price shouts out the story of Stagger Lee and Billy fighting over a game of dice, concluding with a bullet from Stagger Lee’s 44 passing through Billy and breaking the bartender’s glass. al, "Singer-songwriter Lloyd Price, hits include ‘Stagger Lee’ and ‘Lawdy Miss Clawdy,’ dies at 88," 8 May 2021 Tavern bartender August Wunderlich was a little more rattled. Kevin Fagan, San Francisco Chronicle, "Locals take Truckee quake in stride, and learn a lesson about a smartphone app," 7 May 2021 Tara Moran, a 30-year-old cocktail bartender, is leaving her job of four years at Dutch Fred’s in Hell’s Kitchen and heading to Montauk alongside friends in the industry. Natalie Wong, Fortune, "As NYC prepares to fully reopen in July, Manhattan restaurants struggle to find staff," 30 Apr. 2021 Janie Little, 28, was out of earshot for that comment, poised at the bar with a friend as a bartender set two Midsummer Cosmos in front of them. Ben Crandell, sun-sentinel.com, "10+ South Florida weekend things to do: Underground bar and over-the-top beer at Delray Beach Market," 29 Apr. 2021 Its 90-year-old hostess and bartender, known simply as Mom, has been mixing strong, straightforward cocktails since 1960. Naomi Tomky, Condé Nast Traveler, "These Century-Old Businesses Define Seattle's Japantown," 20 Apr. 2021 Deb Greenberg, the longtime Cubbyhole bartender, shouted to the packed street corner outside the bar. New York Times, "How Are There Only Three Lesbian Bars in New York City?," 15 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of bartender

1825, in the meaning defined above

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12 May 2021

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“Bartender.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bartender. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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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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