Translation of hostess in Spanish:

hostess

Pronunciation: /ˈhəʊstəs; ˈhəʊstes/

n

  • 1.1 (in private capacity) anfitriona (feminine)
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    • But it was beauteous Jayaprada who seemed all over the place at Annapurna Studios playing a perfect hostess and receiving prominent guests.
    • In an attempt to further increase the response rate from manners-challenged guests, hosts and hostesses resorted to pre-stamping the envelopes.
    • I partially agree with Peggy Post's answer to whether or not it is appropriate for a dinner-party guest to inform the hostess if she is a vegetarian.
    1.2
    (air hostess)
    (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) stewardess 2
    1.3 (at exhibitions, fairs) azafata (feminine) 1.4 (in nightclub) cabaretera (f), chica (f) de alterne (Spain/España) , copera (feminine) (South America/América del Sur)
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    • She began working as a nightclub hostess when she met and married a drunken dentist who committed suicide three years after her execution.
    • Ruth Ellis, a night-club hostess, was the last woman to be executed in Britain in 1955.
    • She was working as a hostess in a Tokyo nightclub when she disappeared in July 2000 after visiting him.
    1.5 (on TV show) (presenter) presentadora (f); (assistant) azafata (f)
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    • Two hostesses or stewardesses in matching outfits enter.
    • It's also the only train I know where hostesses mix piña coladas and rum punches on each car's roof.
    • The strike was called by the Union of Kanak and Exploited Workers and the commercial and navigation staff union which represents hostesses, stewards and commercial staff.
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    • However, she started down a different career path after being chosen as the hostess for a radio programme for university students.
    • After the broadcast, radio hostesses give children goodie bags to take home, physical reminders to reinforce their message long after the show.
    • The end result is an unsatisfying film in which poverty, the exploitation of children and other social problems are just backdrops for a rather average tale about a street hustler and a television hostess.

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