Definition of stewardess in English:



  • A woman who is employed to provide meals for and otherwise look after the passengers on a ship or aircraft.

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