Definition of waiter in English:


Syllabification: wait·er
Pronunciation: /ˈwātər


  • 2A person who waits for a time, event, or opportunity.
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    • Mr McMahon said all of the long waiters in the eastern region should be given an opportunity to be treated under the fund and a record kept of those who don't wish to be involved in the scheme.
    • Although the Trust achieved its target of having no over 12 month waiters, 299 patients had been waiting longer than nine months at the end of March.
  • 3A small tray; a salver.

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