Definition of waitperson in English:


Line breaks: wait|per¦son
Pronunciation: /ˈweɪtpəːs(ə)n

noun (plural waitpersons)

chiefly North American
  • A waiter or waitress (used as a neutral alternative).
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    • Can you negotiate with the sushi chef, or must everything go through a waitperson?
    • Disarming as beauty is when paired with charm, the waitpersons are also as informed as they are informal.
    • And the waitperson explained that shrimp and bacon are not an exchangeable menu item - it would have to be one or the other.

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