headwaiter

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noun head·wait·er \ˈhed-ˈwā-tər\

Definition of headwaiter

  1. :  the head of the dining-room staff of a restaurant or hotel

1714

First Known Use of headwaiter

1714


HEADWAITER Defined for English Language Learners

headwaiter

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noun head·wait·er \ˈhed-ˈwā-tər\

Definition of headwaiter for English Language Learners

  • : a waiter who is in charge of other waiters in a restaurant


HEADWAITER Defined for Kids

headwaiter

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noun head·wait·er \ˈhed-ˈwā-tər\

Definition of headwaiter for Students

  1. :  the head of the staff of a restaurant



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