Definition of concierge noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈkɒnsieəʒ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//kɔːnˈsjerʒ//
    , NAmE//kɑːnˈsjerʒ//
    (from French) Hotel people
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  1. 1a person, especially in France, who takes care of a building containing flats/apartments and checks people entering and leaving the building
  2. 2(especially North American English) a person in a hotel whose job is to help guests by giving them information, arranging theatre tickets, etc. See related entries: Hotel people
  3. Word Originmid 16th cent. (denoting the warden of a house, castle, prison, or palace): French, probably based on Latin conservus ‘fellow slave’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: concierge