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Definition of "barkeeper" [bar•keep•er]

  • A person who owns or operates a bar for the sale of alcoholic beverages. (noun)
  • See bartender. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "barkeeper" in a sentence
  • "Aaron called the barkeeper over and asked for a beer."
  • "The barkeeper was the only human in the establishment; all of the patrons were stout, broad-faced halflings."
  • "The barkeeper was a friend of mine, and he told the Jew that"