garçon

noun gar·çon \ gär-ˈsōⁿ \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of garçon

plural garçons play \gär-ˈsōⁿ(z)\
: waiter

Examples of garçon in a Sentence

  1. Garçon, bring another bottle of wine,” barked the haughty diner

Origin and Etymology of garçon

borrowed from French, "boy, servant" (in sense "waiter" originally short for garçon de café, garçon de restaurant, etc.), going back to Old French garz, garçun "servant of low status, boy," going back to Old Low Franconian *wrakkjo, *wrakkjon-, going back to Germanic *wrakjan- "someone pursued, exile" — more at wretch

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