Definition of waiter:

part of speech: noun

One who waits: an attending servant: a salver or tray:- fem. WAITRESS.

part of speech: noun

One who stays expecting something; a manservant at table; a serving tray for dishes, etc.: a kind of small elevator; as, a dumb- waiter.

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