cash bar


Definition of cash bar

: a bar (as at a reception) at which drinks are sold — compare open bar

Examples of cash bar in a Sentence

They had a cash bar at their wedding reception.
Recent Examples on the Web Halloween activities at Balmoral will consist of a costume contest, live DJ and cash bar. Shelby Stewart, Chron, "Balmoral is getting ready for a spooktacular Halloween with a haunted lagoon," 22 Oct. 2020 The evening will include a snack box, popcorn, live music and a cash bar. Post-tribune Staff,, "Community news," 2 Oct. 2020 The event cost is $20, including the post-walk cash bar. Joan Rusek, cleveland, "School is in session for seniors too, pandemic or not: Valley Views," 17 Sep. 2020 The first hour is a cocktail hour with light appetizers and a cash bar with beer and wine available. Annie Alleman,, "Lyric Opera event will go on at Friendship Botanic Gardens," 18 Aug. 2020 At the Maple Theater in Bloomfield Township, an Oscar party (8 p.m., $20 admission) will include live music, a photo booth, snacks and a cash bar. Greg Crawford, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit's Top 10: Winter Blast, Dirty Show, King Princess, Dirty Honey, Astronomicon," 5 Feb. 2020 In addition to live performances from top local talent, a free caramel apple bar and a cash bar will be available. Carol Kovach,, "Lakewood Community, European festivals set for Sept. 7: A Place in the Sun," 3 Sep. 2019 Dinner, live entertainment and a full cash bar are included. Michelle Matthews |, al, "The hottest new restaurants that opened in Mobile in 2019," 9 Jan. 2020 Each ticket holder will receive one free beverage ticket and additional beverages will be available at the cash bar. Shirley Macfarland, cleveland, "Broadway comes to Strongsville in SCT’s fundraiser: Strong Points," 14 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of cash bar

1968, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cash bar was in 1968

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“Cash bar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of cash bar

: a place at a party where guests can buy drinks

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