waitperson

noun
wait·​per·​son | \ ˈwāt-ˌpər-sᵊn How to pronounce waitperson (audio) \
plural waitpersons or waitpeople\ ˈwāt-​ˌpē-​pəl How to pronounce waitperson (audio) \

Definition of waitperson

: a waiter or waitress

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Examples of waitperson in a Sentence

asked the waitperson what she would recommend on the menu

First Known Use of waitperson

circa 1976, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of waitperson was circa 1976

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20 Jan 2021

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“Waitperson.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/waitperson. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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