|1.||[ noun ] a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter|
|Synonyms:||bar ginmill taproom barroom|
"he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar"
|Related terms:||room barrelhouse speakeasy sawdust_saloon cocktail_lounge public_house|
|2.||[ noun ] (British) tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals|
|Synonyms:||pub pothouse gin_mill taphouse public_house|
|Related terms:||tavern alehouse free_house barroom UK|