from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A small bar or counter for making alcoholic drinks that is equipped with a sink and running water.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An area for the preparation of alcoholic drinks, equipped with a countertop having a sink and running water and usually located in a home, hotel room, or similar quarters.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a bar for mixing drinks that has a sink with running water


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  • I return to the Do-It-Yourself-Superstore in the Shadow of the Gowanus Expressway and buy still more ready-made disks of peat moss, load them with seeds of every description—cantaloupes, acorn squash, Green Zebra tomatoes—and place them on the dusty wet bar in my ramshackle basement.


  • I find a built-in wet bar with a small refrigerator stocked with Heineken beer, Coke Classic, and Seven-Up, mini-bottles of Johnnie Walker Red, Bacardi rum, and Smirnoff vodka, and packets of M & M’s, honey-roasted cashews, and Cadbury chocolate bars.

    The Joy Luck Club

  • Next to the window was a wet bar with a large, glassed-in, temperature-controlled wine cabinet and an abstract painting of a nude on the wall next to it.

    Dexter in the dark

  • Tuch walked into his spacious office and went over to a wet bar where he poured coffee into a plastic cup.

    Fatal Care


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