barkeep vs bartender what difference

what is difference between barkeep and bartender

English

Etymology

bar +‎ keep, possibly a clipping of barkeeper.

Pronunciation

  • (Canada) IPA(key): /ˈbɑɹˌkiːp/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbɑː(ɹ)ˌkiːp/

Noun

barkeep (plural barkeeps)

  1. (informal) a bartender
    • 1873: Bret Harte, Mrs. Skaggs’s Husbands
      I sez to the barkeep’ o’ the hotel, “Show me the biggest doctor here.”
    • 1999: Frasier (TV, episode 6.13)
      Barkeep, a couple of beers here, please?

Synonyms

  • barkeeper, bar-keeper

Anagrams

  • prebake


English

Alternative forms

  • bar-tender

Etymology

From bar +‎ tender.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈbɑːˌtɛndə(ɹ)/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈbɑɹˌtɛndɚ/
  • Hyphenation: bar‧tend‧er

Noun

bartender (plural bartenders, feminine bartendress)

  1. One who tends a bar or pub; a person preparing and serving drinks at a bar. [from 19th c.]

Synonyms

  • barkeep
  • barkeeper
  • mixologist

Hyponyms

  • barmaid
  • barman

Coordinate terms

  • barback
  • barista

Related terms

  • tapster
  • knight of the spigot
  • taverner
  • publican
  • alewife
  • victualler
  • tapper

Descendants

  • Danish: bartender
  • Norwegian Bokmål: bartender
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: bartender
  • Spanish: bartender
  • Swedish: bartender

Translations


Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From American English bartender.

Noun

bartender m (definite singular bartenderen, indefinite plural bartendere, definite plural bartenderne)

  1. a bartender, barman, barmaid (female)
    Den hyggelige kvinnelige bartenderen smiler til oss og ønsker oss velkommen. – The pleasant barmaid smiles at us and bids us welcome.

Related terms

  • bar

References

  • “bartender” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From American English bartender.

Noun

bartender m (definite singular bartenderen, indefinite plural bartenderar, definite plural bartenderane)

  1. a bartender, barman, barmaid (female)

Usage notes

Also spelt bartendar, perhaps unofficially.

Related terms

  • bar

References

  • “bartender” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Spanish

Etymology

From English bartender.

Noun

bartender m or f (plural bartenders)

  1. bartender
    Synonym: barman

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