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waiter

noun wait·er \ˈwā-tər\

: a man who serves food or drinks to people in a restaurant

Full Definition of WAITER

1
:  one that waits on another; especially :  a person who waits tables (as in a restaurant)
2
:  a tray on which something (as a tea service) is carried :  salver
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Examples of WAITER

  1. <waiters at that elegant restaurant must go through an extended training program before being allowed to serve customers>

First Known Use of WAITER

15th century

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WAITER Defined for Kids

waiter

noun wait·er \ˈwā-tər\

Definition of WAITER for Kids

:  a person who serves food to people at tables

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