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

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Best trinket: The eye candy that is Luca Novak (Teen Wolf/13 Reasons Why alum Henry Zaga), the hot bartender at SA. Ariana Romero, refinery29.com, "R29 Binge Club: Netflix’s Trinkets Recap," 15 June 2019 Police believe the fight was over a bartender at the bar who had recently ended a relationship with Roque and started dating Flores. Sarah Sarder, Dallas News, "Man arrested on murder charge in April shooting outside Arlington sports bar," 5 June 2019 Who's next: Ruppert has challenged Adrienne Stoner, a bartender at Lost Lake, to create a cocktail with hoisin sauce. Julia Thiel, Chicago Reader, "Cocktail Challenge / Food & Drink A DryHop bartender takes the bitterness out of a hop-infused cocktail," 5 Feb. 2018 Courtesy of Natasha Soto-Albors, bartender at Motel Morris The rich, spicy-sharp cinnamon undertones in this cocktail are complemented with bright twists of citrus. Sarah Rense, Esquire, "The Best Drinks to Celebrate Love This Valentine's Day," 23 Jan. 2018 Artists, bartenders and historians share the movements and customs that give the Big Easy its charm. Sara Aridi, New York Times, "What’s on TV Monday: ‘The Late Late Show’ Special and ‘Pass Over’," 23 Apr. 2018 Below, bartenders and beverage professionals share a few more reasons to get into shrubs this spring and summer. Christina Pérez, Vogue, "Why You’ll Find Vinegar in Your Cocktails This Spring," 14 Apr. 2018 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

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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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