waitron

[ wey-tron, ‐truh n ]
/ ˈweɪ trɒn, ‐trən /

noun

a person of either sex who waits on tables; waiter or waitress.

Nearby words

  1. waitingly,
  2. waitlist,
  3. waitperson,
  4. waitress,
  5. waitressing,
  6. waitstaff,
  7. waitz,
  8. waive,
  9. waiver,
  10. waiver of premium

Origin of waitron

1980–85, Americanism; wait(er) or waitr(ess), apparently formed on analogy of patron

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