cover charge


noun

a fee, in addition to the cost of food and drink, charged by a restaurant, nightclub, etc., for entertainment.Also called cover.Compare minimum(def 4).

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Origin of cover charge

An Americanism dating back to 1920–25
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British Dictionary definitions for cover charge

cover charge

noun

a sum of money charged in a restaurant for each individual customer in addition to the cost of food and drink
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