(especially in France) a person who has charge of the entrance of a building and is often the owner's representative; doorkeeper.
a member of a hotel staff in charge of special services for guests, as arranging for theater tickets or tours.
an employee stationed in an apartment house lobby who screens visitors, controls operation of elevators, accepts deliveries to the tenants, etc.
Obsolete. a custodian or warden.
pertaining to or being medical care for which the patient pays the doctor an annual fee for special or extra services: concierge medicine;concierge physicians.
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How to use concierge in a sentence
Among the internal startups that didn’t pan out was Jetblack, a concierge service targeting wealthy city dwellers.Walmart’s e-commerce chief is leaving to build “a city of the future” | Jason Del Rey | January 15, 2021 | Vox
It also launched curbside pickup and an online concierge service, as well as a weekly virtual shopping event called Fred Segal Live.
A pleasant chat with the concierge is all that approximates the usual crude check-in process at a larger hotel.Escape (safely) to Baltimore’s luxurious Ivy Hotel | Kevin Naff | December 4, 2020 | Washington Blade
Under Recovery in a Box, the Aetna care manager would digitally message a care concierge or pharmacist at the patient’s neighborhood HealthHUB to arrange transportation to home from the hospital.Meet the new highest-ranking female CEO in the Fortune 500 | Shawn Tully | November 7, 2020 | Fortune
Upon arrival in a new place, the traveler might continue outside to pick up a touchless car rental, then chat with the virtual concierge at a nearby hotel.Thumbs up for three new books that capture hitchhiking’s adventurous spirit | Jen Rose Smith | October 30, 2020 | Washington Post
This was the case with M. Picard, the concierge at 21 rue La Boétie, who had worked there since 1931.My Grandfather's War: Recovering the Art the Nazis Stole | Anne Sinclair | October 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Amiigo feeds the data, but opens up a whole new opportunity for concierge gym services.
Have you ever had a bizarre experience with a hotel concierge?Ralph Fiennes Discusses ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel,’ J. Lo, and That ‘Seinfeld’ Episode | Marlow Stern | March 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Our concierge and his wife walked among them, with their black poodle, keeping order; some couples were waltzing on the sidewalk.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show | Robert W. Chambers | February 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Set at a hotel in the 1920s, it stars Ralph Fiennes as Gustave H., famed concierge of The Grand Budapest Hotel.
At night, after ten, your concierge opens the heavy iron gate of your court by pulling a cord within reach of the family bed.The Real Latin Quarter | F. Berkeley Smith
By the light of the torches which the concierge carried, they distinguished Tavannes and the two Ruggieri.Catherine de' Medici | Honore de Balzac
Our tickets, which we bought of the concierge at the Hotel B., entitle us to a drive or a railway journey.Italian Days and Ways | Anne Hollingsworth Wharton
The concierge said he was in the courtyard and la Tour found him engaged in a singular business.The False Chevalier | William Douw Lighthall
If you want to have your telephone through the concierge's loge, the telephone service is charged on your quarterly rent bill.Paris Vistas | Helen Davenport Gibbons
British Dictionary definitions for concierge
(esp in France) a caretaker of a block of flats, hotel, etc, esp one who lives on the premises
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