Definition of concierge
concierges\kōⁿ-ˈsyerzh, -ˈsyer-zhəz; ˌkän-sē-ˈer-zhəz\
1 : a resident in an apartment building especially in France who serves as doorkeeper, landlord's representative, and janitor
2 : a usually multilingual hotel staff member who handles luggage and mail, makes reservations, and arranges tours; broadly : a person employed (as by a business) to make arrangements or run errands
Recent Examples of concierge from the Web
And inside: nine apartments that come with custom furniture designs by Carpenters Workshop Gallery and Philippe Starck, as well as the services of a concierge, private chef and personal shopper.
A stairway that led down to a passage under the street eventually got me to my destination, late to my meeting with Gleb Kryuchkov, chief concierge at the hotel, where rooms are decidedly not frugal.
Employees are offered a long list of perks, which include a concierge service to handle the staff's day-to-day personal errands like oil changes and dry cleaning.
The Waldorf Astoria Chicago’s long-standing no-tipping culture means gratuity for everything from your bellman’s assistance to the hotel’s personal concierge program are refused with a smile.
The concierge at the Adare Manor Hotel did more than just find the bunny's young owner.
Never has a concierge tried to talk me OUT OF seeing the local sights.
After all, Boehner this week has to ask his unruly caucus for another term as the concierge in Bedlam.
But be flexible and let the concierge flex his mind and muscle.
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Origin and Etymology of concierge
French, from Old French, probably from Vulgar Latin *conservius, alteration of Latin conservus fellow slave, from com- + servus slave
First Known Use: circa 1697
CONCIERGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of concierge for English Language Learners
: a person in an apartment building especially in France who takes care of the building and checks the people who enter and leave
: an employee at a hotel whose job is to provide help and information to the people staying at the hotel
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