attendant Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "attendant" - English Dictionary

See all translations

attendantnoun [C]

uk   us   /əˈten.dənt/
someone whose job is to be in a place and help visitors or customers: a cloakroom/museum attendant someone whose job is to travel or live with an important person and help him or her: The Prince was followed by his attendants.

attendantadjective

uk   us   /əˈten.dənt/ formal
coming with a stated thing or resulting from it: debt and its attendant problems There are too many risks attendant on such a large investment of money. present with someone to help them, or present at an event, place, etc.: attendant staff the attendant crowd/fans
(Definition of attendant from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of attendant?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “attendant”

Definitions of “attendant” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
child benefit

money received regularly by families from the government to help pay for the costs of taking care of children

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

responsible luxury noun
responsible luxury noun
August 03, 2015
high-end, green tourism and hospitality Jumeirah’s ‘responsible luxury’ approach is an example of a sustainable travel experience – future guests will enjoy the environment as much as today’s.

Read More