Entry from British & World English dictionary
A trolley for holding food to be served at table.
- Eating half an avocado as a starter, with or without the addition of prawn cocktail in the hole, went out with the hostess trolley.
- We both surrendered to the inevitable when, two hours after lunch was complete, we discovered the red cabbage, leeks and sprouts staring reproachfully at us from the bottom of the maternal hostess trolley.
- He also does not recall allegedly upending a hostess trolley after failing to play a CD on it, swearing at the captain and ripping up a ‘yellow card’ warning him to behave or face arrest.
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