stewardess

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noun stew·ard·ess \ ˈstü-ər-dəs , ˈstyü- ; ˈst(y)u̇r-dəs \

Definition of stewardess

:a woman who performs the duties of a steward; especially :one who attends passengers (as on an airplane)

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First Known Use of stewardess

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STEWARDESS Defined for English Language Learners

stewardess

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Definition of stewardess for English Language Learners

  • : a woman whose job is to serve meals and take care of passengers on a train, airplane, or ship


STEWARDESS Defined for Kids

stewardess

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noun stew·ard·ess \ ˈstü-ər-dəs , ˈstyü- \

Definition of stewardess for Students

:a woman who looks after passengers (as on an airplane or ship)


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