noun (plural waitpersons)chiefly North American
A waiter or waitress (used as a neutral alternative).
- 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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