A woman who serves at a table, as in a restaurant. See Usage Note at -ess.(noun)
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Use "waitress" in a sentence
"* stood waiting for a seat for 5 minutes, I had to approach someone and ask to be seated* sat waiting 20 minutes for a waitress, I had to request a waitress* after ordering drinks was told"
"The dazzling part with the waitress is the biggest part I missed."
"With little planning and even less foresight, he hangs up his shingle and hires his favorite waitress from the local diner to be his Girl Friday."