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waiternoun [C]

uk   /ˈweɪ.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/
A1 a man whose ​job is to ​bring the ​food to ​customers at ​theirtables in a ​restaurant
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(Definition of waiter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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waiternoun [C]

 us   /ˈweɪ·t̬ər/ (female waitress,  /ˈweɪ·trəs/ )
a ​person whose ​job is to ​servemeals to ​people in a ​restaurant: A waiter came to the ​table to take ​ourorder.
(Definition of waiter from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “waiter”
in Arabic نادِل…
in Korean 웨이터…
in Portuguese garçom…
in Catalan cambrer…
in Japanese ウエイター…
in Chinese (Simplified) (餐馆的)男侍者,男服务员…
in Turkish erkek garson…
in Russian официант…
in Chinese (Traditional) (餐館的)男侍者,男服務員…
in Italian cameriere…
in Polish kelner…
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