/way"tris/, n.
1. a woman who waits on tables, as in a restaurant.
2. to work or serve as a waitress: She waitressed in a restaurant to help pay her way through college.
[1580-90; WAIT(E)R + -ESS]

* * *

Universalium. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать курсовую

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Waitress — Données clés Réalisation Adrienne Shelly Scénario Adrienne Shelly Acteurs principaux Keri Russell Nathan Fillion Jeremy Sisto Pays d’origine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Waitress — Solicita una imagen para este artículo. Título La camarera Ficha técnica …   Wikipedia Español

  • waitress — waitress, waitperson Waitress, a female waiter in a restaurant or cafe, is one of the few remaining gender specific terms that is still going strong, despite occasional objections to it. Waitperson has found no currency in BrE and very little in… …   Modern English usage

  • waitress — ☆ waitress [wā′tris] n. a woman or girl who waits on tables, as in a restaurant vi. to work as a waitress …   English World dictionary

  • Waitress — Wait ress, n. A female waiter or attendant; a waiting maid or waiting woman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • waitress — (n.) 1834; see WAITER (Cf. waiter) + ESS (Cf. ess) …   Etymology dictionary

  • waitress — ► NOUN ▪ a woman whose job is to serve customers at their tables in a restaurant. DERIVATIVES waitressing noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Waitress! — Infobox Film name = Waitress! caption = DVD cover for Waitress! director = Lloyd Kaufman Michael Herz producer = Lloyd Kaufman Michael Herz Tony Gittleson Ira Kanarick Lloyd Kaufman writer = Charles Kaufman Michael Stone starring = Jim Harris… …   Wikipedia

  • Waitress — In diesem Artikel oder Abschnitt fehlen folgende wichtige Informationen: Vollständige Handlung, Kritiken, Auszeichnungen, etc Du kannst Wikipedia helfen, indem du sie recherchierst und einfügs …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • waitress — noun Waitress is used before these nouns: ↑uniform Waitress is used after these nouns: ↑cocktail …   Collocations dictionary

  • waitress */ — UK [ˈweɪtrəs] / US noun [countable] Word forms waitress : singular waitress plural waitresses a woman or girl who brings food and drink to your table in a restaurant or café …   English dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”