Definition of garçon in English:

garçon

Pronunciation /ɡaʀsɔ̃//ˈɡɑːsɒ̃//ˈɡɑːsɒn/

noun

  • A waiter in a French restaurant or hotel.

    • ‘His father was a garçon before him, and from childhood he has been instructed in the family art, learning celerity and grace of movement, with that patience, politeness, and amiability by which he is distinguished.’
    • ‘We sat down at our table, the waiter, or should I say garçon, handed us our menus.’
    server, waitress, stewardess, steward, attendant
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Origin

French, literally ‘boy’.

Pronunciation

garçon

/ˈɡɑːsɒ̃//ˈɡɑːsɒn/