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
So the company added what Mr. Jammet calls a concierge during peak hours to make sure that the grab-and-go contingent gets help if need be, and to welcome — and placate — the people in line.
If your condo has a full-service concierge and apartments that fetch eight figures, assume your budget item will dwarf that of someone in a small rental with only a super.
Kids will delight in following daily clues to discover the location of Zazi, the hotel’s Elf on a Shelf, who can pop up anywhere from the concierge desk to the library’s fireplace.
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.
After all, Boehner this week has to ask his unruly caucus for another term as the concierge in Bedlam.
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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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