waiter's assistant

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n waiter's assistant a restaurant attendant who sets tables and assists waiters and clears away dirty dishes
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Quotations

  • Harrison Ford
    Harrison Ford
    “I'm an assistant storyteller. It's like being a waiter or a gas-station attendant, but I'm waiting on six million people a week, if I'm lucky. [On being an actor]”

Usage

In literature:

An assistant in a tobacconist's, a waiter!
"The Red House Mystery" by A. A. Milne
I sprang out, and by the assistance of the waiter, discovered Sir Henry Howard's quarters, to whom my despatches were addressed.
"Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2)" by Charles Lever
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