hostess

('stĭs) pronunciation
n.
  1. A woman who receives or entertains guests in a social or official capacity.
  2. A woman who manages an inn or hotel.
  3. A woman who is the emcee or interviewer on a radio or television program.
  4. A woman who is employed to greet and assist patrons, as in a restaurant.
  5. A woman who is employed to dance with customers in a dance hall or nightclub. See Usage Note at -ess.

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IN BRIEF: A woman who has guests in her own home. Also: A woman hired by a restaurant to welcome people and show them to their tables.

pronunciation When we went to the restaurant, the hostess seated us at the very best table.

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Dansk (Danish)
n. - værtinde

idioms:

  • air hostess    stewardesse

Nederlands (Dutch)
gastvrouw, stewardess, presentatrice (programma/show), waardin

Français (French)
n. - hôtesse, maîtresse de maison, (Radio, TV) animatrice, entraîneuse

idioms:

  • air hostess    hôtesse de l'air

Deutsch (German)
n. - Gastgeberin, Wirtin, Hosteß

idioms:

  • air hostess    Stewardeß

Ελληνική (Greek)
n. - οικοδέσποινα, (αερο)συνοδός, κονσοματρίς

idioms:

  • air hostess    (γυναίκα) αεροσυνοδός

Italiano (Italian)
padrona di casa, locandiera

idioms:

  • air hostess    hostess (assistente di volo)

Português (Portuguese)
n. - hospedeira (f)

idioms:

  • air hostess    aeromoça (f) (Aer.), comissária (f) de bordo (Aer.)

Русский (Russian)
хозяйка, бортпроводница, быть хозяйкой, принимать гостей

idioms:

  • air hostess    стюардесса

Español (Spanish)
n. - anfitrión, huéspeda, azafata, mesonera, hostelera, presentadora

idioms:

  • air hostess    azafata

Svenska (Swedish)
n. - värdinna, nattklubbsvärdinna, lyxfnask, värdshusvärdinna

中文(简体)(Chinese (Simplified))
女主人, 女老板, 女房东

idioms:

  • air hostess    空中小姐

中文(繁體)(Chinese (Traditional))
n. - 女主人, 女老闆, 女房東

idioms:

  • air hostess    空中小姐

한국어 (Korean)
n. - 안주인, 여주인, 호스티스

日本語 (Japanese)
n. - 主人役の女性, 女主人, ホステス, 女将, スチュワーデス

العربيه (Arabic)
‏(الاسم) المضيفه‏

עברית (Hebrew)
n. - ‮מארחת, בת-זוג לריקוד‬


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