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
Owners pay about $1,300 a month for homeowners association expenses such as 24/7 concierge service as well as communal hangouts like a lounge with a kitchen, fitness center, outdoor barbecue area and 5th-floor deck overlooking a 2-acre park.
Via a smartphone in the vehicle, the concierge speaks to riders from Tesloop headquarters and is ready to address any needs of riders during the trip.
Concierge-like services and customer experience-focused training for every customer interaction point make their properties preferred venues.
Convene has on-site chefs and provides hotel-style services such as coffee, meals, snacks, concierge services and robust technology.
Seattle’s record apartment construction boom almost exclusively has produced luxury buildings — the kind with $2,000 rents accompanied by concierge services, high-end appliances and yoga rooms.
A one-year concierge service is included in the $80-million price.
The concierge team in my building stopped to pet her every single day.
Although some developers are focusing on community-building amenities, Miami has no shortage of luxury condo towers with concierge services and over-the-top perks — for the few who can afford them.
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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 1697See Words from the same year
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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