maitre d'hotel

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n maitre d'hotel a dining-room attendant who is in charge of the waiters and the seating of customers
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Usage

In literature:

He was her upper servant and maitre d'hotel.
"Vanity Fair" by William Makepeace Thackeray
In the meantime the object of so much laudable curiosity continued his route, following the steps of the maitre d'hotel.
"Ten Years Later" by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
In the morning I sent for the maitre d'hotel, and explained to him that, in future, my bill was to be rendered to me personally.
"The Gambler" by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The maitre d'hotel, whom you will see always hovering round his table, is a police agent lent by Bulgaria.
"The Lost Road" by Richard Harding Davis
In the meantime the object of so much laudable curiosity continued his route, following the steps of the maitre d'hotel.
"The Vicomte de Bragelonne" by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
Outside, he found Wilmore deep in the discussion of the merits of various old brandies with an interested maitre d'hotel.
"The Evil Shepherd" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
I'll go and see the maitre d'hotel here!
"A Fascinating Traitor" by Richard Henry Savage
They have a good maitre d'hotel.
"The Newcomes" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Again I tried to signal the Maitre d'Hotel as he dashed past on his way to the kiosk.
"The Underdog" by F. Hopkinson Smith
The chief maitre d'hotel bravely held his ground and came to within a few paces of Immelan.
"The Great Prince Shan" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
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In news:

James Stanley Nicas, Maitre d'Hotel/Beverage Manager, The Castle Restaurant, Leicester, MA.
Your role is take that of a maitre d'hotel.
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