busboy

or bus boy

[ buhs-boi ]
/ ˈbʌsˌbɔɪ /

noun

a waiter's helper in a restaurant or other public dining room.

Origin of busboy

1910–15, Americanism; bus- short for omnibus waiter's helper (see omnibus) + boy
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British Dictionary definitions for bus boy

bus boy


noun

US and Canadian a waiter's assistant
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