barman etymology

French word barman comes from English man, English bar

Detailed word origin of barman

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
man English (eng) Only used in Used to place emphasis upon something or someone; sometimes, but not always, when actually addressing a man. (Multicultural London English, slang) Used to refer to oneself or one's group: I, we; construed in the third person.. (collective) All human males collectively: mankind.. (collective) All humans collectively: mankind, humankind, humanity. (Sometimes capitalized as Man.). [...]
bar English (eng) (UK, Parliament) A dividing line (physical or notional) in the chamber of a legislature beyond which only members and officials may pass.. (UK, law) The railing surrounding the part of a courtroom in which the judges, lawyers, defendants and witnesses stay. (US, law) "the Bar" or "the bar" The bar exam, the legal licensing exam.. (architecture) A gatehouse of a castle or fortified town.. [...]
barman English (eng) A man who works in a bar.
barman French (fra) Barman, bartender.

Words with the same origin as barman

Descendants of man