nounchiefly North American
A room where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter.
- A map showing the way to the Ark of the Covenant was burned into the palm of his hand when Washington grasped a medallion from the counter of a burning barroom.
- Most of the sailors were loafing in the barroom or lounge, playing a measured game of cards or writing letters.
- They were the same four that he'd encountered in the barroom of the First Chance saloon.
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