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a bar as at a banquet, club luncheon, or reception, where guests pay for alcoholic drinks
A bar, such as one at a large party, where drinks are sold by the glass.
(plural cash bars)
- (US) A bar at a social event for which guests are required to pay for the drinks themselves. It is opposed to an open bar, where drinks are paid for by the host.
- The party included a reception, a dance, and a cash bar.