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

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 East Troy Electric Railroad: Dinner Trains offer a two-hour excursion with gourmet meal and cash bar. Elaine Rewolinski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Food and drink events: Cooking classes, wine tastings, more (Summer 2018 edition)," 6 July 2018 There will be a cash bar and doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 and the program will include adult content. Courant Community, "Community News For The Putnam-Killingly Edition," 5 June 2018 Besides all the free activities there will be a cash bar to purchase Kentucky Derby-themed cocktails and a build your own Mint Julep Bar. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, "Kentucky Derby party you can actually attend? Here are fancy (and fun) ones in Louisville," 23 Apr. 2018 The $15 entrance includes a cash bar, beer and wine with heavy appetizers. Nikki Delamotte,, "8 Northeast Ohio grown-up Easter egg hunts where you can win TVs, vacations and more," 23 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of cash bar

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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