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Definition of "restaurateur" []

  • The manager or owner of a restaurant. (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 "restaurateur" in a sentence
  • ""And how great - now I can add the word restaurateur to my résumé.""
  • "And yes, "restaurateur" has both meanings in French, restaurateur and restaurator, although you'd often say "restaurateur d'art/de tableaux/de meubles..." when it's not about food."
  • "Toomey, a 48-year-old former congressman, investment banker and restaurateur from the Allentown area, defeated Democratic Rep. Joe Sestak after hammering him on his liberal voting record and his ties to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Barack Obama."