waitress intransitive verb
Recent Examples on the Web One man carries on with a waitress; the other a seedy drug dealer in a blonde wig. —Deanna Janes, Harper's BAZAAR, 22 Apr. 2023 In the dramedy, which marked her film debut, Sulewski plays a waitress, Becca, whose image is used by a dad to catfish his son on a dating app. —Grace Smith, Peoplemag, 27 Mar. 2023 The show develops their cohabitating relationship more, with Daisy signing onto Simone's apartment lease as a long-term roommate and getting a job as a diner waitress. —Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 3 Mar. 2023 His father, Paul, was a construction worker, and his mother, Eileen, was a waitress. —Richard Sandomir, New York Times, 19 Feb. 2023 Robbie, a singer, and Julia, a waitress, are both engaged...but to the wrong people. —Chaise Sanders, Country Living, 20 Jan. 2023 On a side note, the owners are looking to hire a waitress. —Freep.com, 20 Jan. 2023 Rosalind schleps to those meals a white plastic bag filled with photos, letters, and other memorabilia, which seem to serve mainly to get in the waitress’s way. —Richard Brody, The New Yorker, 30 Nov. 2022 Totally misunderstanding an anecdote told to him by a coworker (played by Lil Rel Howery), Chuck creates a new profile under the name Becca, featuring photos of a rather attractive local waitress. —Mike Postalakis, SPIN, 8 Aug. 2022 See More
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