Definition of cover charge in English:

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cover charge

Pronunciation: /ˈkəvər CHärj/


A flat fee paid for admission to a restaurant, bar, club, etc.
Example sentences
  • There's always a cover charge at the door of a sex club, as high as $50, which goes straight to management.
  • Pay your cover charge and stop running around from club to club.
  • The cover charge was $3 but with the obligatory tip, it was more like $3.02.
cover charge, entry charge, entrance fee, admission charge, price of admission

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Syllabification: cov·er charge

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