waitress

noun
wait·​ress | \ ˈwā-trəs How to pronounce waitress (audio) \

Definition of waitress

: a woman who waits tables (as in a restaurant)

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waitress intransitive verb

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But many Puerto Ricans are physically and emotionally exhausted and want an end to the political turmoil, said Xiomary Morales, a waitress and student who works a block away. Danica Coto, Anchorage Daily News, "Puerto Ricans get their 3rd governor in 6 days," 8 Aug. 2019 But many Puerto Ricans are physically and emotionally exhausted and want an end to the political turmoil, said Xiomary Morales, a waitress and student who works a block away. DÁnica Coto, chicagotribune.com, "Puerto Ricans get their 3rd governor in 6 days after island’s Supreme Court ruled last swearing-in was unconstitutional," 7 Aug. 2019 But many Puerto Ricans are physically and emotionally exhausted and want an end to the political turmoil, said Xiomary Morales, a waitress and student who works a block away. DÁnica Coto, orlandosentinel.com, "Puerto Rico Justice Secty Vázquez sworn in as governor after ruling," 5 Aug. 2019 Most of these deviations work very well, such as the introduction of a drive-in waitress named Jolene (Judith Roberts), another strong creative—her knife is her roller skates—and former love interest of Manx from the 1950s. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "Review: NOS4A2 is a haunting fable about the steep cost of creative gifts," 31 July 2019 According to the station, Jones is being accused of inappropriately slapping a cocktail waitress at TD's Eubank Showclub, pulling her down to his lap and kissing her neck. Alaa Abdeldaiem, SI.com, "Report: UFC's Jon Jones Charged With Battery for Strip Club Incident," 22 July 2019 Cox also connected with an acquaintance named Ross Reback, who had acted as an agent for shock jocks and helped produce radio programs starring Hooters waitresses and the psychic Gary Spivey. Rachel Monroe, The Atlantic, "The True-Crime Writer in Cellblock B4," 16 July 2019 The lights dimmed, and a waitress made her away around the room placing votive holders on the tables. Aaron Hicklin, New York Times, "Lester Holt, NBC News Anchor, Moonlights as a Rocker," 27 July 2019 Her first study, a young North Dakota waitress named Maggie Wilken, is the only one without a pseudonym — and maybe not coincidentally, the one who ends up feeling most central to the narrative. Leah Greenblatt, EW.com, "What Women Want: How two buzzy new books tackle female desire," 17 July 2019

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First Known Use of waitress

1818, in the meaning defined above

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waitress

noun

English Language Learners Definition of waitress

: a woman who serves food or drinks to people in a restaurant

waitress

noun
wait·​ress | \ ˈwā-trəs How to pronounce waitress (audio) \

Kids Definition of waitress

: a girl or woman who serves food to people at tables

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