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Definition of "concierge" []

  • A staff member of a hotel or apartment complex who assists guests or residents, as by handling the storage of luggage, taking and delivering messages, and making reservations for tours. (noun)
  • A person, especially in France, who lives in an apartment house, attends the entrance, and serves as a janitor. (noun)

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 "concierge" in a sentence
  • "He doesn't like the term concierge care, which he said conjures images of pricey institutions, such as the Ritz-Carlton."
  • "Can I ask also about, there are more and more primary care physicians who have what they call concierge practices."
  • "Many of these enabling doctors are what I call concierge doctors -- you pay them a monthly fee and you can get anything you demand from them."