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.

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Hors d’oeuvres, cash bar and lots of networking will be available. Laura Groch,, "North County Business Briefs, May 10," 10 May 2018 Doors and cash bar open at 6 p.m. and the storytelling starts at 7 p.m. Seating is general admission. The Courier-Journal, "Discounted Tickets to Louisville Storytellers," 7 May 2018 The donation includes the ability to participate in the plunge, of course, as well as admission to the afterparty, which will feature live music, (free) food, a cash bar and other festivities. Adam Lukach, RedEye Chicago, "Polar Plunge to raise money for Special Olympics on Sunday," 2 Mar. 2018 This celebration of the musical art form will feature an open-bar cocktail hour kicking off at 6 p.m. The main event will include a cash bar and heavy appetizers throughout the evening., "20 things to do in Cleveland the weekend of Feb. 22-25," 22 Feb. 2018 Food trucks will be at the site for some events, and light concessions and a cash bar will be available. Greg Crawford, Detroit Free Press, "Plan your weekend: Rib Fest; magic of David Blaine; art in Ferndale, Wyandotte," 5 July 2018 Also on tap: wines and local craft beers at a cash bar. Sandy Guerra-cline, star-telegram, "'Waitress' leads the menu of top 10 things to do in DFW," 13 June 2018 Pics from last's year's Night Fall » Admission is $30 and includes hors d’oeuvres, small bites and a cash bar. Susan Dunne,, "Night Fall To Host Fundraiser In Elizabeth Park," 14 July 2018 There will be food trucks, a dance floor and a cash bar. Linda Mcintosh,, "Statewide poster contest winners picked... community news," 29 June 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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