Meaning of “barmaid” in the English Dictionary


"barmaid" in English

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barmaidnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbɑː.meɪd/ us /ˈbɑːr.meɪd/ UK

Examples from literature

  • Admiration mingled with disbelief in the barmaid's voice. 
  • Because there happens to be a pretty barmaid there? 
  • He drank a pint of ale, and was seen conversing with a shabbily dressed stranger, whose face was unfamiliar to the publican and the barmaid. 
  • Mr. Carter called for some more beer and told the barmaid to put a little gin in it. 
  • The barmaid came flying out to fetch drinks as they entered. 

(Definition of “barmaid” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)