Definition of restaurateur in English:

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restaurateur

Pronunciation: /ˌrestərəˈtər/

noun

A person who owns and manages a restaurant.
Example sentences
  • Hotel proprietors, restaurateurs and publicans are unanimous on the point and not one of them regrets the changed habits of their patrons.
  • One of the difficulties associated with the restaurant industry is a restaurateur's reliance on others.
  • Further, those engaged in the hotel and restaurant business must take out civil liability insurance for hoteliers and restaurateurs.

Usage

The word restaurateur is taken directly from the French form. Although common, restauranteur with an n is a misspelling.

Origin

Late 18th century: French, from the verb restaurer (see restaurant).

Words that rhyme with restaurateur

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Syllabification: res·tau·ra·teur

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