or wait staff

[weyt-staf, ‐stahf]
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Examples from the Web for waitstaff

Contemporary Examples of waitstaff

  • Waitstaff, whose hourly wages are a fairly trivial part of their compensation, will presumably just clock out and keep working.

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    Counting Full Time Employees

    Megan McArdle

    January 18, 2013

  • Working stiffs like the waitstaff around us did not even enter into his calculation.

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    No More Mr. Nice Guy

    Eric Alterman

    June 30, 2011

Word Origin and History for waitstaff

1981, American English; see waiter + staff (n.).

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