Definition of stewardess in English:


Pronunciation /ˌstjuːəˈdɛs//ˈstjuːədəs/


  • A woman employed to look after the passengers on a ship or aircraft.

    • ‘They looked, for the most part, to be models, airline stewardesses, executive secretaries, fashion buyers and boutique managers.’
    • ‘Soon enough he stood up along with the other passengers and made his way by the scared stewardess and off of the plane.’
    • ‘It took the combined efforts of a stewardess and all four fellow passengers to cram me into that middle seat.’
    • ‘The stewardess came back and called for the passengers to board.’
    • ‘We buckled our seatbelts and waited while the stewardess briefed us on the safety procedures.’
    • ‘She landed a job as an air stewardess with Arab Airlines.’
    • ‘Shaking my head, I buckled my seat belt as the cheery voice of the stewardess announced out arrival.’
    • ‘Slightly surprised, they walk in only to be greeted warmly by a stewardess and ushered to a table.’
    • ‘Eventually, when the trolley gets to me, the stewardess pulls out a tray and places it in front of me.’
    • ‘A young woman who is a stewardess on a ferry becomes a skipper on a racing yacht.’
    • ‘The next showed a stewardess flying a crippled plane after the pilot and co-pilot had been knocked out.’
    • ‘Don't you ever listen to the safety procedures those air stewardesses give once you enter an airline?’
    • ‘A stewardess came by then and told them to fasten their seatbelts because they would be landing soon.’
    • ‘A large luxury helicopter awaited the three and as they approached a stewardess appeared as if by magic.’
    • ‘He's handing the stewardess his boarding pass and he takes one last glance around the seating area.’
    • ‘After waiting for a few minutes, the stewardesses began ushering people out.’
    • ‘A couple of hours into our stay, the stewardesses open two doors on the lower deck.’
    • ‘She hurriedly called a flight stewardess who was coughing badly at the back.’
    • ‘I smiled at the air stewardess, pushed my bag away and quickly fastened my seat belt.’
    • ‘When investment bankers and airline stewardesses dream of chucking it all to become candy artisans, this is the chocolate they dream of making.’
    flight attendant, cabin attendant, member of the cabin staff
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