waitress Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “waitress” in the English Dictionary

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waitressnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈweɪ.trəs/
A1 a woman whose ​job is to ​bring the ​food to ​customers at ​theirtables in a ​restaurant
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(Definition of waitress from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “waitress”
in Arabic نادِلة…
in Korean 여종업원, 웨이트리스…
in Portuguese garçonete…
in Catalan cambrera…
in Japanese ウエイトレス…
in Chinese (Simplified) (餐馆里的)女侍者,女服务员…
in Turkish bayan garson…
in Russian официантка…
in Chinese (Traditional) (餐館裡的)女侍者,女服務員…
in Italian cameriera…
in Polish kelnerka…
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