wait at table

Definition of wait at table

British, formal

  1. :  to serve food or drinks as a waiter or waitress He waited at table for two years.

Word by Word Definitions

waitplay
  1. :  to stay in place in expectation of :  await

    :  to delay serving (a meal)

    :  to serve as waiter for

  1. :  a state or attitude of watchfulness and expectancy

    :  one of a band of public musicians in England employed to play for processions or public entertainments

    :  one of a group who serenade for gratuities especially at the Christmas season

tableplay
  1. :  a piece of furniture consisting of a smooth flat slab fixed on legs

    :  a group of people assembled at or as if at a table

    :  a legislative or negotiating session

  1. :  to remove (something, such as a parliamentary motion) from consideration indefinitely

    :  to place on the agenda

    :  to put on a table

  1. :  suitable for a table or for use at a table

    :  suitable for serving at a table

    :  proper for conduct at a table


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