headwaiter

noun
head·​wait·​er | \ ˈhed-ˈwā-tər \

Definition of headwaiter 

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

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Antonello Tievoli, headwaiter on the Costa Concordia, stepped onto the bridge of the cruise ship at 9:15 pm on Friday, Jan. 13, of this year. Barbara S. Peterson, Popular Mechanics, "What Went Wrong on the Costa Concordia," 14 July 2014

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First Known Use of headwaiter

1714, in the meaning defined above

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headwaiter

noun

English Language Learners Definition of headwaiter

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

headwaiter

noun
head·​wait·​er | \ ˈhed-ˈwā-tər \

Kids Definition of headwaiter

: the head of the staff of a restaurant

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