Definition of waitress
: a woman who waits tables (as in a restaurant)
Recent Examples of waitress from the Web
Karina Garcia used to be a waitress but now the 23-year-old is all slime, all the time.
At the new Palapas Marisqueria & Sushi on Tustin Street in Orange, Mexican sushi is technically an afterthought to the ceviches, aguachiles, hot waitresses and live banda music.
Prior to that, Karen, 57, worked as a defense attorney, and Mina, 32, worked as a waitress, according to Indianapolis Monthly.
On my second day on the job, the manager and waitress did not show up – and never came back.
Caridad, who works as a waitress, also cares for her disabled brother.
The jerk chicken — a popular dish, our attentive waitress told us — lived up to our expectations.
Service: Our busy waitress was juggling several tables and still managed to be friendly and efficient.
After working as a waitress, Freda changed her name to Josephine and found additional work joining a dancing troupe, which allowed her to develop her singing abilities.
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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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