dumbwaiter

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noun dumb·wait·er \ˈdəm-ˌwā-tər, ˌdəm-ˈ\

Definition of dumbwaiter

  1. 1 :  a portable serving table or stand

  2. 2 :  a small elevator used for conveying food and dishes from one story of a building to another

1737

First Known Use of dumbwaiter

1737


DUMBWAITER Defined for English Language Learners

dumbwaiter

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noun dumb·wait·er \ˈdəm-ˌwā-tər, ˌdəm-ˈ\

Definition of dumbwaiter for English Language Learners

  • : a small elevator for carrying food or goods from one floor of a building to another


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