a woman flight attendant.
a woman who attends to the comfort of passengers on a ship, train, or bus.
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How to use stewardess in a sentence
As the ’60s turned into the ’70s, stewardesses began bringing grievances to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and, eventually, winning their cases.Excitement, glamour and occasional gunfire: The life of a Pan Am stewardess | Mythili Rao | April 9, 2021 | Washington Post
I have a conversation with one stewardess about our favorite places around the world.
The stewardess conferred with the captain,” Caro said, “and they found us this little hotel in Paris.‘The Power Broker’ Turns 40: How Robert Caro Wrote a Masterpiece | Scott Porch | September 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Reluctantly, the stewardess fetches the cord, and Willie finishes lashing the vintage Gibsons into position.
Willie signals to the stewardess that he needs some help with his tray.
Irritably, he complies, but when the stewardess moves on, he reclines the chair again, muttering balefully under his breath.
After that the little girl staid mostly with the stewardess, and was comparatively happy.The Cromptons | Mary J. Holmes
He drew back hastily and threw a quick glance at the stewardess.The Stutterer | R.R. Merliss
But she soon cheered up and asked the stewardess to show her to her cabin.Daisy Ashford: Her Book | Daisy Ashford
On entering the main waiting room of the airport, the young stewardess looked quickly about her.Gypsy Flight | Roy J. Snell
His questions, never very personal, were about the life an airplane stewardess leads.Gypsy Flight | Roy J. Snell
British Dictionary definitions for stewardess
a woman who performs a steward's job on an aircraft or ship
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