Meaning of “dumb waiter” in the English Dictionary

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"dumb waiter" in British English

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dumb waiternoun [ C ]

uk /ˌdʌm ˈweɪ.tər/ us /ˌdʌm ˈweɪ.t̬ɚ/

a small lift (= device used to move things from one level of a building to another) used especially in restaurants to bring food from the kitchen

(Definition of “dumb waiter” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)