cover charge

noun
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of cover charge

: a charge made by a restaurant or nightclub in addition to the charge for food and drink

Examples of cover charge in a Sentence

  1. The nightclub has a $5 cover charge.

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First Known Use of cover charge

1921


COVER CHARGE Defined for English Language Learners

cover charge

noun

Definition of cover charge for English Language Learners

  • : an amount of money that must be paid to go into a nightclub or restaurant in addition to the charge for food and drink


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