[ sel-er-muhn ]

noun,plural cel·lar·men.
  1. a person who is in charge of the alcoholic-beverage supply of a hotel or restaurant.

Origin of cellarman

First recorded in 1650–60; cellar + -man

Words Nearby cellarman

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How to use cellarman in a sentence

  • The second night we had a third cellarman, leader of one of the outlying huts now being abandoned every day.

  • The head cellarman had gone round the place with him and his master, and Leigh at once went to him.

    No Surrender! | G. A. Henty
  • On one occasion he sent for the cellarman, and complained that a particular bottling was not to his palate.

    The Canterbury Puzzles | Henry Ernest Dudeney
  • Use, ask for, take from my larder what you like; I appoint you cellarman.

  • For a moment he turned upon the cellarman almost as scared a look as the cellarman turned upon him.

    No Thoroughfare | Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins