Definition of waitress
: a woman who waits tables (as in a restaurant)
Recent Examples of waitress from the Web
Service: Our busy waitress was juggling several tables and still managed to be friendly and efficient.
Others recalled him tipping waitresses thousands of dollars for a post-show meal and buying drum sets for young fans.
December 2009 US Weekly reports that a cocktail waitress claimed to have a 31-month affair with Woods.
Waitresses buzzed about with coffee refills throughout our visit.
Rose Whiteside has been a riveter and a bookkeeper, an auto service manager and a waitress.
A waitress recognized one of the boys and the police were able to contact him.
When the waitress didn’t recognize the player, Hunter set the record straight.
Rose, who was still an unpaid actress on the project, was about to start work as a waitress at TGI Fridays.
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First Known Use of waitress
WAITRESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of waitress for English Language Learners
: a woman who serves food or drinks to people in a restaurant
WAITRESS Defined for Kids
Definition of waitress for Students
: a girl or woman who serves food to people at tables
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