waitperson

noun wait·per·son \ ˈwāt-ˌpər-sᵊn \

Definition of waitperson

: a waiter or waitress

Examples of waitperson in a Sentence

  1. asked the waitperson what she would recommend on the menu

First Known Use of waitperson

circa 1976

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