skink·​er ˈskiŋ-kər How to pronounce skinker (audio)
: one that serves liquor : bartender

Word History

First Known Use

1575, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of skinker was in 1575

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Cite this Entry

“Skinker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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