a person who owns or manages a bar where alcoholic beverages are sold.
- Also bar·keep [bahr-keep] /ˈbɑrˌkip/ .
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How to use barkeeper in a sentence
This barkeeper had not been exposed to smallpox except by contact with the man mentioned here.Essays In Pastoral Medicine | Austin Malley
The barkeeper was nonplussed, and asked what a tin-roof cocktail was.As A Chinaman Saw Us | Anonymous
I leave you to figure it out, but the barkeeper paid the bill.As A Chinaman Saw Us | Anonymous
“Yep,” replied the barkeeper, holding a bottle between his eye and the light, and measuring its contents.The Boy Settlers | Noah Brooks
barkeeper buys watermelons for five cents up the river, brings them down and sells them for fifty.Life On The Mississippi, Complete | Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
British Dictionary definitions for barkeeper
another name (esp US) for barman
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