hostess

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈhəʊstəs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈhoʊstɪs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(hōstis)


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hostess

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. see the hostess for a table
  2. was greeted by the hostess at the [restaurant, hotel]
  3. the hostess will show you to your table
  4. is always the perfect hostess
  5. loves to be a hostess
  6. the party hostess greeted the guests
  7. thanks to our host and hostess
  8. UK, dated: works as an airline hostess
  9. a [TV, radio] hostess
  10. and now over to your hostess, [Mary]
n as adj
  1. [pushing, wheeling] the hostess trolley
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