receptionist

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noun re·cep·tion·ist \-sh(ə-)nist\

Definition of receptionist

  1. :  a person employed to greet telephone callers, visitors, patients, or clients

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First Known Use of receptionist

1901


RECEPTIONIST Defined for English Language Learners

receptionist

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Definition of receptionist for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose job is to deal with the people who call or enter an office, hotel, etc.


RECEPTIONIST Defined for Kids

receptionist

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noun re·cep·tion·ist \ri-ˈsep-shə-nist\

Definition of receptionist for Students

  1. :  an office employee who deals with callers or visitors



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