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 (bär′kē′pər) also bar·keep (-kēp′)
1. A person who owns or operates a bar for the sale of alcoholic beverages.
2. See bartender.
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(Professions) another name (esp US) for barman
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(ˈbɑrˌki pər)

also bar′keep`,

1. the manager of a bar where alcoholic beverages are sold.
2. a bartender.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.barkeeper - an employee who mixes and serves alcoholic drinks at a barbarkeeper - an employee who mixes and serves alcoholic drinks at a bar
barmaid - a female bartender
employee - a worker who is hired to perform a job
publican, tavern keeper - the keeper of a public house
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[ˈbɑːˌkiːpəʳ] N (US) → tabernero/a m/f
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[ˈbɑːrkiːpər] (US) nbarman (barmaid)m/fbarking mad (British) barking [ˈbɑːrkɪŋ] (British) adj (= bonkers) → complètement cinglé(e)
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