Definition of barware in US English:



  • Glassware of various shapes and sizes used for preparing and serving alcoholic drinks.

    • ‘Every aspect of bar operations - from ingredients and barware to staff training and menu design - receives customized attention to suit the style, personality and clientele of each venue.’
    • ‘New tableware and barware, from cocktail shakers to punch bowls, cigarette urns, cruets, and jam jars, grew from the prewar models created by Dreves and Thompson to become the mainstays of Steuben's production.’
    • ‘After Prohibition was repealed in 1934, barware became a standard accessory for city life.’
    • ‘Outfit special-occasion barware - tumblers, carafes, goblets, or martini glasses - with perky polka dots, stripes, checks, or holiday-inspired motifs, such as holly leaves and berries.’