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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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 Michael, who has been watching with Janet (D'Arcy Carden) during this time, cheats, heads down to Earth and shows up in Eleanor's life as a bartender, fulfilling the dreams of Cheers fans everywhere who wanted to see Danson behind a bar again. Kelly Lawler, USA TODAY, "'The Good Place' recap: Stunning Season 2 finale surprised us all over again," 2 Feb. 2018 Investing emotionally in every inning of every game might be recommended by bartenders in Chicago, but cardiologists caution against it. David Haugh, chicagotribune.com, "Cubs' rough weekend in Cincinnati should be viewed as a blip, not a red flag," 25 June 2018 Philip Morris International hosted a concert by the band St. Lucia and served drinks by robot bartenders. Sapna Maheshwari, New York Times, "Advertisers Sip Rosé and Ponder Ethics in South of France," 24 June 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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