barkeeper

or bar·keep

[ bahr-kee-per or bahr-keep ]
/ ˈbɑrˌki pər or ˈbɑrˌkip /
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noun

a person who owns or manages a bar where alcoholic beverages are sold.
a bartender.

Nearby words

  1. bark beetle,
  2. bark cloth,
  3. bark is worse than his bite,
  4. bark up the wrong tree,
  5. barkeep,
  6. barkentine,
  7. barker,
  8. barkhan,
  9. barkhausen,
  10. barkhausen effect

Origin of barkeeper

First recorded in 1705–15; bar1 + keeper

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British Dictionary definitions for barkeeper

barkeeper

/ (ˈbɑːˌkiːpə) /

noun

another name (esp US) for barman
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