Definition of 'waitress'

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Example sentences containing 'waitress'

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There's no need for waiters or waitresses to deliver food and drink to your table. The Sun (2016)Challenge them to a staring competition across the table as you see the waiter or waitress approaching. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The final straw came when she heard he was flirting with waitresses at a restaurant he owns. The Sun (2016)Our waitress says we laugh a lot. Christianity Today (2000)She saw him snub fans and scream at a restaurant waitress. The Sun (2016)With our drinks, the waitress brought menus. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Coffee was served by a waitress who could have walked out of a 1930s film. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Soho lost many of its waiters; waitresses were introduced for the first time. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As a result we have fantastic waiters and waitresses some earning 30,000 or more a year. The Sun (2008)It's like getting a waitress in a restaurant to cook the food. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Yet he's fiddling nervously with his beard while looking over his shoulder as the waitress brings drinks. The Sun (2015)I got a job as a waitress. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A pleasant waitress served me bangers and mash and beer. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I work as a waitress in a restaurant chain. The Sun (2016)TIP waiters and waitresses in cash. The Sun (2012)I was a part-time waitress there and the tips came in handy. The Sun (2016)The former waitress is now a stay-at-home mum and is unable to return to work as she is too embarrassed to explain her condition to employers. The Sun (2014)Previous jobs Architect and waitress. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The waitress says,'Help yourself from the fridge. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Three quarters of waiters, waitress and bar staff are part-time. Times, Sunday Times (2014)When my husband once asked the young French waitress for the bill, she returned with a beer. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I am 22 and work as a part-time waitress. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I became a daily visitor, making the half-hour drive from my job as a waitress to hang out with him. The Sun (2016)

Synonyms of 'waitress'

attendant, server, stewardess, servant

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Translations for 'waitress'

British English: waitress /ˈweɪtrɪs/ NOUN
A waitress is a woman who serves food and drink in a restaurant.
  • American English: waitress
  • Arabic: نَادِلَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: garçonete
  • Chinese: 女服务员
  • Croatian: konobarica
  • Czech: servírka
  • Danish: servitrice
  • Dutch: serveerster
  • European Spanish: camarera mesera
  • Finnish: tarjoilijatar
  • French: serveuse restaurant
  • German: Kellnerin
  • Greek: σερβιτόρα
  • Italian: cameriera
  • Japanese: ウェイトレス
  • Korean: 웨이트리스
  • Norwegian: servitør
  • Polish: kelnerka
  • European Portuguese: empregada de mesa
  • Romanian: chelneriță
  • Russian: официантка
  • Spanish: mesera
  • Swedish: servitris
  • Thai: บริกรหญิง
  • Turkish: kadın garson
  • Ukrainian: офіціантка
  • Vietnamese: người hầu bàn nữ

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