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

Sodas and alcoholic beverages will be available for an additional charge from an on-site cash bar. Bob Warren,, "Cops, firefighters battle in Northshore Game Night for Charity," 5 Mar. 2018 Cost is $25, which includes a Southern-style buffet and two drink tickets for the cash bar. Shirley Macfarland,, "University Hospitals sponsors Family Theater Day at Playhouse Square: Talk of the Towns," 27 Apr. 2018 Wet your whistle at a cash bar Friday night and chow down on catering throughout the weekend. Hannah Kirby, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Discover antiques and art in Waukesha April 20-22," 16 Apr. 2018 Half of the proceeds from the cash bar will be used for the Lt. Bob Warren,, "Cops, firefighters battle in Northshore Game Night for Charity," 5 Mar. 2018 Fourth and River Road, Wednesday, July 4. Board, 8 p.m.; cruise, 8:30-10:30 p.m. Concessions and cash bar. $25. Louisville Courier Journal, The Courier-Journal, "BOOM! 15+ Fourth of July events that'll have you cheering for America," 28 June 2018 The event comes with a live DJ and full cash bar. VIP tickets ($30 plus a handling fee) provide guests with early access beginning at noon. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Burger Battle competition returns to Eastern Market," 21 June 2018 Chocolate and wine reception follows with live music, chocolate fountain and cash bar. Rasputin Todd,, "Things to do this week in Cincinnati: April 2-8," 2 Apr. 2018 Event tickets are $40 each and include a buffet style dinner and cash bar. Rich Heileman,, "Heights' Chamber to honor 'best and brightest': Around The Town," 9 Mar. 2018

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1968, in the meaning defined above

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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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