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Definitions for hostess
ˈhoʊ stɪshost·ess

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hostessnoun

    a woman host

  2. hostessnoun

    a woman innkeeper

  3. stewardess, air hostess, hostessnoun

    a woman steward on an airplane

Wiktionary

  1. hostessnoun

    A female host.

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

  2. hostessnoun

    A female innkeeper.

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

  3. hostessnoun

    Stewardess: a woman steward on an airplane.

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

  4. hostessnoun

    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. Hostessnoun

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

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

  2. Hostessnoun

    a woman who entertains guests for compensation; a female innkeeper

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

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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. Hawke Newsome:

    When they were seated, the hostess came by and made another snide remark to them. As you all know, three gentlemen appeared at the front. All three of whom had proof of vaccination, but two did not have identification. The women said, ‘If we can't stay here, and we all can't eat here, then we will leave.’ As these women were walking out of the restaurant, the employee said something, and lunged at them.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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