barkeeper barkeeper

Definition(s):

  • (n) an employee who mixes and serves alcoholic drinks at a bar

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Once he was admitted to a speakeasy on the strength of being a Prohibition agent; the barkeeper thought it was a good joke till Izzy arrested him.
  2. The barkeeper and the gambler leer, sneer, entrap their victims.
  3. In Budapest, one Martin Romler, barkeeper, tapped a barrel of beer, drew off two foaming steins.

News

  1. Economix Blog: State of the Union: Few Horatio Alger Stories

    Those examples in the State of the Union address of people who achieved success despite being the child of a barkeeper or a single mother were indeed impressive — partly because income mobility has remained stagnant.        
    on January 30, 2014     Source: New York Times

  2. State of the Union: Few Horatio Alger Stories

    Those examples in the State of the Union address of people who achieved success despite being the child of a barkeeper or a single mother were indeed impressive — partly because income mobility has remained stagnant.
    on January 30, 2014     Source: New York Times

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