front desk

Definition of front desk

:the desk in a building where visitors are greeted
  • We checked into the hotel at the front desk.

Word by Word Definitions

front play
  1. : forehead

  2. : external and often feigned appearance especially in the face of danger or adversity

  3. : vanguard

  1. : to have the front or principal side adjacent to something

  2. : to act or serve as a cover or front (see 1front 7a) for something or someone

  3. : to assume a fake or false personality to conceal one's true identity and character

  1. : of, relating to, or situated at the front

  2. : acting as a front

  3. : articulated at or toward the front of the oral passage

desk play
  1. : a table, frame, or case with a sloping or horizontal surface especially for writing and reading and often with drawers, compartments, and pigeonholes

  2. : a reading table or lectern from which a liturgical service is read

  3. : a table, counter, stand, or booth at which a person works


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