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

 

waitperson

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈweɪtpɜːsn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈweɪtpɜːrsn//
 
(pl. waitpersons) (North American English) Restaurant people
 
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a person whose job is to serve customers at their tables in a restaurant, etc. More Like This Masculine, feminine and ungendered form anchorman/​anchorwoman, assemblyman/​assemblywoman, businessman/​businesswoman/​businessperson, actor/​actress, cameraman/​camerawoman, chairman/​chairwoman/​chair, congressman/​congresswoman, nobleman/​noblewoman, patrolman/​patrolwoman, policeman/​policewoman/​police officer, salesman/​saleswoman/​salesperson, spokesman/​spokeswoman/​spokesperson, sportsman/​sportswoman/​sportsperson, stuntman/​stuntwoman, waiter/​waitress/​waitperson, weatherman/​weathergirlSee worksheet. See related entries: Restaurant people
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