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Definition of "attendant" []

  • One who attends or waits on another. (noun)
  • One who is present. (noun)
  • An accompanying thing or circumstance; a concomitant. (noun)
  • Being present: ships and attendant sailors. (adjective)
  • Accompanying or following as a result: attendant circumstances. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "attendant" in a sentence
  • "Although it may seem odd (or possibly not) that John the attendant is the character that clicked with the story, why it clicked – more so than Wade or Tasha."
  • "In Israel, Liron Cohen, the airport check-in attendant who recognized the suspect, told a television station that Mr. Bellucci appeared unstable, spoke to himself and wasn 't sure what he wanted' 'when he was at her counter."
  • "Liron Cohen, an airport check-in attendant, told Israel's Channel 10 on Friday that the man "appeared unstable, spoke to himself and wasn't sure what he wanted" when he was at her counter."