waitress

noun wait·ress \ ˈwā-trəs \
Updated on: 10 May 2018

Definition of waitress

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

waitress

intransitive verb

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First Known Use of waitress

1818

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WAITRESS Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of waitress for English Language Learners

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


WAITRESS Defined for Kids

waitress

noun wait·ress \ ˈwā-trəs \

Definition of waitress for Students

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


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