room service

noun
  1. the serving of food, drinks, etc., to a guest in his or her room, as at a hotel.
  2. 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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Contemporary Examples of room service

  • The room-service staffer says he told the maid the room was empty before she entered.

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    The Maid’s Prison Connection

    Christopher Dickey, John Solomon

    July 2, 2011

Historical Examples of room service


British Dictionary definitions for room service

room service

noun
  1. service in a hotel providing meals, drinks, etc, in guests' rooms
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