Meaning of “maître d'” in the English Dictionary

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"maître d'" in British English

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maître d'noun [ C ]

uk /ˌmeɪt.rə ˈdiː/ us /ˌmeɪ.t̬ɚ ˈdiː/ plural maître d's formal maître d'hôtel, uk /ˌmeɪt.rə.dəʊˈtel/ us /ˌmeɪ.t̬ɚ.doʊ-/ plural maîtres d'hôtel

the person in charge of a restaurant or of the people who bring food to your table in a restaurant

(Definition of “maître d'” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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