Definition of bottle holder in English:

bottle holder

noun

  • 1historical A person who holds a bottle; specifically a second responsible for a contestant's water bottle during a boxing match (now historical).

  • 2figurative, rare Figurative. A supporter or backer, especially in a conflict; an ally; a defender; an apologist. Now rare.

  • 3A device or receptacle for holding a bottle or bottles, especially one which holds an (open) bottle in an upright position.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Whitehall Evening Post. From bottle + holder.

Pronunciation

bottle holder

/ˈbɒtl ˌhəʊldə/