What does waiter mean?

Definitions for waiter
ˈweɪ tərwait·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. waiter, servernoun

    a person whose occupation is to serve at table (as in a restaurant)

  2. waiternoun

    a person who waits or awaits

Wiktionary

  1. waiternoun

    A male attendant who serves customers in a restaurant, cafe or similar.

    Waiter! There's a fly in my soup.

  2. waiternoun

    Someone who waits, such as at a table.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Waiternoun

    An attendant; one who attends for the accommodation of others.

    Etymology: from wait.

    Let the drawers be ready with wine and fresh glasses;
    Let the waiters have eyes, though their tongues must be ty’d. Ben Jonson, Tavern Academy.

    The least tart or pie,
    By any waiter there stolen and set by. Richard Corbet.

    A man of fire is a general enemy to all the waiters where you drink. Tatler, №. 61.

    The waiters stand in ranks; the yeomen cry,
    Make room. Jonathan Swift.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Waiternoun

    one who, or that which, waits; an attendant; a servant in attendance, esp. at table

  2. Waiternoun

    a vessel or tray on which something is carried, as dishes, etc.; a salver

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'waiter' in Nouns Frequency: #3016

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of waiter in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of waiter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of waiter in a Sentence

  1. Rozi Khan:

    Those people, passers-by and relatives who used to laugh at me because of my short height now take selfies with me, i may live and die as a waiter, but I am happy that a person (Dinklage) who looks like me is treated with respect.

  2. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz:

    That is an astonishing statement to the millions of Americans who have worked as waiters. Go down to a T.G.I. Friday's, and by the way, this isn't just a waiter anywhere. This is a waiter at a really chichi hotel in Palm Beach. Donald Trump is really maintaining there are no Americans he could find willing to be waiters and waitresses?

  3. Sandeep Amin:

    Once we got seated within two minutes our waiter turned up with this white laminated sheet on which it was written people with children should ask their children to be quiet and not disturb other guests, i was shocked as my daughter is seven years old... She has no habit of creating chaos anywhere in public places.

  4. Harry Golden:

    With the billions of galaxies, etc., what difference does it make if the waiter brings peas or beans?

  5. Barack Obama:

    Let's face it, nobody wants a waiter who feels like they have to come to work when they're coughing or contagious, that's not good for anybody.

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