- the serving of food, drinks, etc., to a guest in his or her room, as at a hotel.
- the department or section, as at a hotel, responsible for rendering this service.
Origin of room service
First recorded in 1925–30
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Examples from the Web for room service
Contemporary Examples of room service
The room-service staffer says he told the maid the room was empty before she entered.The Maid’s Prison Connection
Christopher Dickey, John Solomon
July 2, 2011
Historical Examples of room service
After the room-service bot had left, we cracked the beers and pulled chairs out onto the porch.Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom
- service in a hotel providing meals, drinks, etc, in guests' rooms
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