usage note for hostess
OTHER WORDS FROM hostesshostess-ship, noun
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How to use hostess in a sentence
Please, the next time you’re invited over to someone’s house for a meal, you can and should bring serving utensils as a hostess gift.
On the 16th, several women from Texas pummeled a hostess at a New York City family-style restaurant.
A few blocks away in Kabukicho, where the streets are filled with hostess bars and love hotels, people gather in groups, drinking and chatting on the street.Japan's COVID-19 Strategy Relied on Trust. Holding the Olympics Shattered It at the Worst Possible Time|Mayako Shibata/Tokyo|August 6, 2021|Time
My mother-in-law, also in her mid-nineties, is a native of Louisiana who used to be a first-rate cook and hostess.
The hostess leaned forward to check my vaccination card, then raised her digital thermometer to my forehead.Karaoke Was Always an Escape Before the Pandemic. Now It's More Than That|Aimee Phan|July 12, 2021|Time
Why, then, does working in one almost guarantee a waitress, hostess, or bartender will be at the receiving end of such harassment?Waitressing Is One of the Worst Jobs for Sexual Harassment|Brandy Zadrozny|October 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the end of the evening, the hostess departed at the same time as her guests, leaving the caterers to clean up the mess.
Their phones do work, and are operated by a disarmingly well-mannered host or hostess.Inside London’s Hottest Celebrity Haunt—But How Long Will Chiltern Firehouse Burn?|Lizzie Crocker|June 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Q: What is the traditional gift to bring the hostess of a Super Bowl party?Your Super Bowl Etiquette Guide From Food to Clothes to What Not to Say|Kelly Williams Brown|February 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Still, it's no surprise Walmart was among the first recipients, since the retailer is Hostess' largest single customer.
To fill up the time till Liszt came, our hostess made us play, one after the other, beginning with the latest arrival.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
The entertainment upon such occasions, may vary with the taste of the hostess, or the caprice of her guests.
To see a hostess fidgeting, constantly going in and out, argues ill for her tact in arranging the house for company.
The brown loaf was cut by a very excited little hostess into five thick squares; the cheese into four.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner
Within the next week, you should call upon your hostess, if it is the first party you have attended at her house.