steward definition, meaning - what is steward in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “steward”

See all translations

steward

noun [C] uk   /ˈstjuː.əd/  us   /ˈstuː.ɚd/
a person whose job it is to organize a particular event, or to provide services to particular people, or to take care of a particular place: Stewards will be inspecting the race track at 9.00. If you need help at any time during the conference, one of the stewards will be pleased to help you. (female stewardess ) a person who serves passengers on a ship or aircraft UK a person who organizes the supply and serving of food at a club: He's the steward of the City of Wakefield's Working Men's Club.
(Definition of steward from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of steward?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “steward”

Definitions of “steward” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

selfless

caring more for what other people need and want rather than for what you yourself need and want

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Kate Woodford,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ebolaphobia noun

June 01, 2015
irrational fear of the (spread of) the Ebola virus Ebolaphobia Going Viral

Read More