Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “cover charge”

cover charge

noun [C]  /ˈkʌv·ər ˌtʃɑrdʒ/ us  
a charge added to the amount that a customer pays for food and drink in a restaurant or nightclub to pay for service or entertainment
(Definition of cover charge from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of cover charge?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “cover charge” in other dictionaries

Translations of “cover charge”

Word of the Day

sling

to throw or drop something carelessly

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More