Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


a woman who bartends; bartender.
Historical Examples

Of an excitable nature, she burst into tears, and the barmaid ran in.
Johnny Ludlow, Third Series Mrs. Henry Wood

“There’ll be dancing here this evening,” the barmaid informed him.
The Tinted Venus F. Anstey

The barmaid told her he had gone into the town to post a letter, and asked Dolly to step into the bar-parlour to wait.
Johnny Ludlow, Third Series Mrs. Henry Wood

All have a word or a good-morning or a joke with the barmaid.
A Gentleman’s Gentleman F. Hopkinson Smith

“Show him up,” said the barmaid to a waiter, without deigning another look at the exquisite, in reply to his inquiry.
The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2) Charles Dickens

The stockbroker flirts with the barmaid—cases have been known; often he marries her.
Tea-Table Talk Jerome K. Jerome

And what d’you think your friends will say to your marrying—a barmaid?
Plays: Lady Frederick, The Explorer, A Man of Honor William Somerset Maugham

The “barmaid” collar is the double collar, at that time just coming into fashion.
The Hill Horace Annesley Vachell

My father had helped him again and again, until his marriage with a barmaid.
The World’s Greatest Books, Vol VI. Various

The barmaid, who was polishing her spirit measures, looked at him curiously.
People of Position Stanley Portal Hyatt

a woman who serves in a pub

1650s, from bar (n.2) + maid.


Read Also:

  • Barman

    a man who bartends; bartender. Contemporary Examples There were pink and white sofas, a barman mixing special pink cocktails, a four-tier cake and photos of me as a baby. Vroom Vroom; British Heiress Tamara Ecclestone Post Naked Picture At 39 Weeks Pregnant Tom Sykes March 9, 2014 I ordered a beer from the barman, a […]

  • Barmen

    a former city in W Germany, now incorporated into Wuppertal. a man who bartends; bartender. Historical Examples Elberfeld, Barmen, Essen, and to the west of the last-mentioned town lay the mighty works of Krupps. Dastral of the Flying Corps Rowland Walker Engels, the son of a wealthy cotton-spinner, was born in 1820 at Barmen. Encyclopaedia […]

  • Bar mitzvah

    a solemn ceremony held in the synagogue, usually on Saturday morning, to admit as an adult member of the Jewish community a Jewish boy 13 years old who has successfully completed a prescribed course of study in Judaism. the boy participating in this ceremony. to administer the ceremony of bar mitzvah to: Our son was […]

  • Barnard

    Christiaan N(eethling) [kris-tyahn nit-ling] /ˈkrɪs tyɑn ˈnɪt lɪŋ/ (Show IPA), 1922–2001, South African surgeon: performed first successful human-heart transplant 1967. Edward Emerson, 1857–1923, U.S. astronomer. Frederick Augustus Porter, 1809–89, U.S. educator and advocate of higher education for women: president of Columbia University 1864–89. George Gray, 1863–1938, U.S. sculptor. Henry, 1811–1900, U.S. educator. a male given […]

Disclaimer: Barmaid definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.