skinker

noun
skink·​er | \ ˈskiŋ-kər How to pronounce skinker (audio) \

Definition of skinker

: one that serves liquor : bartender

First Known Use of skinker

1575, in the meaning defined above

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“Skinker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skinker. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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