What does hostess mean?

Definitions for hostess
ˈhoʊ stɪshost·ess

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word hostess.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hostess(noun)

    a woman host

  2. hostess(noun)

    a woman innkeeper

  3. stewardess, air hostess, hostess(noun)

    a woman steward on an airplane

Wiktionary

  1. hostess(Noun)

    A female host.

    Etymology: hostesse, from hostesse, from ostesce, made up of oste + -esce.

  2. hostess(Noun)

    A female innkeeper.

    Etymology: hostesse, from hostesse, from ostesce, made up of oste + -esce.

  3. hostess(Noun)

    Stewardess: a woman steward on an airplane.

    Etymology: hostesse, from hostesse, from ostesce, made up of oste + -esce.

  4. hostess(Noun)

    a bar hostess or bargirl, a paid, female companion offering conversation and in some cases sex.

    Etymology: hostesse, from hostesse, from ostesce, made up of oste + -esce.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hostess(noun)

    a female host; a woman who hospitably entertains guests at her house

    Etymology: [OE. hostesse, ostesse. See Host a landlord.]

  2. Hostess(noun)

    a woman who entertains guests for compensation; a female innkeeper

    Etymology: [OE. hostesse, ostesse. See Host a landlord.]

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How to say hostess in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hostess in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hostess in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of hostess in a Sentence

  1. Chantel Bonneau:

    Encourage your child to moonlight, there are all different ways to bring in extra income, like house-sitting, babysitting, dog-sitting, yard work, bartending, hostess and catering events.

  2. Milt Suchin:

    Shirley Boone was more accomplished than is generally known, best selling author, recording artist, TV hostess, humanitarian and the origin of Mercy Corps, a top ten hunger relief organization worldwide, a half-billion-dollar annual budget, which started in the Pat Boone -RRB- Ive home. Millions know her for her Christian ministry.

  3. Miles Romney:

    That's right. Those were built about two and a half years ago, but I'm told they're still good, there is nothing about a Hostess Twinkie that has ever seen the inside of a cow.

  4. Rebecca Rothney:

    The great thing is that everybody from the age of 2 to the age of 102 can pack for a purpose, it’s like your mother always told you: When you go visit someone, take a hostess gift.

  5. Dana Lubet:

    You might not get a job as hostess at the restaurant, but by the same token people that have a lot of missing teeth live to tell the tales.

Images & Illustrations of hostess

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