- 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
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
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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