raw bar

noun
Updated on: 22 May 2018

Definition of raw bar

: a counter (as in a restaurant) that serves raw shellfish

Recent Examples of raw bar from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'raw bar.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of raw bar

1914

in the meaning defined above

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

RAW BAR Defined for English Language Learners

raw bar

Definition of raw bar for English Language Learners

  • : an area in a restaurant where uncooked shellfish is served


Learn More about raw bar


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up raw bar? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to coax or persuade

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

May 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • spring-flowers
  • Which is a synonym of raillery?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!