a woman who waits on tables, as in a restaurant.
to work or serve as a waitress: She waitressed in a restaurant to help pay her way through college.
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How to use waitress in a sentence
I just want to walk into a home every day filled with the smell of the short rib from Squable, and the waitress there told me to get the sourdough to soak up the broth and I’m forever glad she did.Houston for Tourists? If You Think That’s a Joke, the Joke’s on You | William O’Connor | July 30, 2021 | The Daily Beast
Their solution is to not let the AI analyze specific demographic information like names, addresses, or gendered terms like waitress.
When I was a teenager, working weekends as a waitress, applying to college, trying to keep my grades up, navigating the mean girls, I struggled with depression.Taking a mental health day is legit. Just ask the kids. | Petula Dvorak | June 3, 2021 | Washington Post
After discussing her stints as a waitress and other customer-service jobs, Imani, who now works as a project manager in e-commerce, was surprised that Caston had never worked in the service industry.Date Lab: Can an ‘extreme extrovert’ and introvert hit it off? | Damona Hoffman | April 22, 2021 | Washington Post
Brina’s mother dropped out of school in the eighth grade to work in a factory and later became a waitress in a nightclub.
She is a waitress, he helps run the family ranch, and something more criminal.How Will They End ‘The Affair’? Showtime’s Adultery Drama Defies Predictability | Tim Teeman | December 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Why, then, does working in one almost guarantee a waitress, hostess, or bartender will be at the receiving end of such harassment?Waitressing Is One of the Worst Jobs for Sexual Harassment | Brandy Zadrozny | October 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Over dinner, an elderly waitress at a nearby restaurant thought the timing of the attack was suspicious.
Bowie was born David Jones to a waitress mother and public relations father in Brixton, England, in 1947.
“I remember a lot of advances from my waitress/bartender days,” one woman replied.Online Shaming Gives Creeps the Spotlight They Deserve | Samantha Allen | September 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Scattergood ate with ease and pleasure two complete suppers—to the openly expressed admiration of Emma, the waitress.Scattergood Baines | Clarence Budington Kelland
I never, even at my loneliest, held a waitress or attendant in talk for any satisfaction I had in her nearness.In Accordance with the Evidence | Oliver Onions
Yamba acted as cook and waitress, but after a time the work was more than she could cope with unaided.The Adventures of Louis de Rougemont | Louis de Rougemont
Tom Chavis told me yesterday that you are interested in a waitress in Lazette.The Range Boss | Charles Alden Seltzer
If your household does not include a waitress, there is a class of small services which need to be done before each meal.The Library of Work and Play: Housekeeping | Elizabeth Hale Gilman
British Dictionary definitions for waitress
a woman who serves at table, as in a restaurant
(intr) to act as a waitress
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