Meaning of “bartender” in the English Dictionary


"bartender" in English

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bartendernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbɑːˌten.dər/ us /ˈbɑːrˌten.dɚ/ mainly US

Examples from literature

  • Opposite the bartender, at a table against the wall, sat a young man, clad in cool gray. 
  • The bartender mixed the drinks in style, shooting the liquor from a height into the small gin-sling glasses with the dexterity that had made him famous. 
  • The youth, who was a bartender from a small saloon in the neighbourhood of the station, looked at him with contempt. 
  • They came back and had another drink at the bartender's invitation, after which they stepped to the table and watched the play for five minutes. 
  • When the glass was half full he hesitated and sought the face of the bartender again, for permission to go on. 

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

"bartender" in American English

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bartendernoun [ C ]

us /ˈbɑrˌten·dər/

someone who makes and serves drinks in a bar

(Definition of “bartender” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)