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waitering

[ wey-ter-ing ]
/ ˈweɪ tər ɪŋ /
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noun
the occupation of a waiter.
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Origin of waitering

First recorded in 1860–65; waiter + -ing1
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How to use waitering in a sentence

  • And it was not only ins in the family that had told on the resources of one unaided Waitering; outs were not wanting.

    Somebody's Luggage|Charles Dickens
  • Waiteresses must not whistle while waitering on the tabel, because it isn't proper that they should.

    Mollie and the Unwiseman|John Kendrick Bangs
  • Every one of you felt convinced that you was born to the Waitering.

    Somebody's Luggage|Charles Dickens
  • Then, what is the inference to be drawn respecting true Waitering?

    Somebody's Luggage|Charles Dickens
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