[ gar-sawn ]
/ garˈsɔ̃ /
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noun, plural gar·çons [gar-sawn]. /garˈsɔ̃/. French.
(usually in direct address) a waiter in a restaurant.
a boy or a young unmarried man.
a male employee or servant.
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How to use garçon in a sentence
It opened, the garcon mumbled something, and Madame Chalice entered slowly.When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete|Gilbert Parker
He was just at this time living en garcon, his wife and children being away on a visit.A Laodicean|Thomas Hardy
The dinner was given in the house where my host and his friend, Captain Pantoukin, lived, en garcon.
Our stout-armed garcon took a position on our sleigh, and by a fistic argument succeeded in turning us aside.
They were left alone, at an imperious signal, and Madame Louison bade Hawke regale himself en garcon.A Fascinating Traitor|Richard Henry Savage
British Dictionary definitions for garçon
/ (ˈɡɑsɒn, French ɡarsɔ̃) /
a waiter or male servant, esp if French
Word Origin for garçon
C19: from Old French gars lad, probably of Germanic origin
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