noun, plural gra·tu·i·ties.
- a bonus granted to war veterans by the government.
- a bonus given military personnel on discharge or retirement.
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Origin of gratuity
Example sentences from the Web for gratuity
This is one of those confounded gratuities that is forced in our faces at every turn we make.
It was a device that accomplished, two thousand years ago, the function of our proud Bureau of Seasonal Gratuities.
"I'll have some of the enlisted guests carry these gratuities out to your car," the Major said.
The governors salary was raised to forty pounds—a sum much increased during the year by special gratuities.A short history of Rhode Island|George Washington Greene
It is customary on leaving a ship to give gratuities to servants.The Complete Bachelor|Walter Germain