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
The nightclub has a $5 cover charge.
First Known Use of cover charge
COVER CHARGE Defined for English Language Learners
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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