One who mixes and serves alcoholic drinks at a bar. Also called barkeeper .
- The bartender should be here any minute.
- They made their way to the back of the bar where the bartender stood as if waiting for a bus.
- "I like a place with an 'oops' bartender," Dean said as their margueritas were served.
- That must be the bartender and waitresses.
- They had almost finished their drinks when the pretty bartender leaned over, a little closer than necessary, displaying her ample cleavage.