Definition of waitressing in English:

waitressing

noun

  • [mass noun] The action or occupation of working as a waitress.

    • ‘Most of these women believed they were coming to Britain for waitressing or service-industry jobs.’
    • ‘But before that 14-year-old Brenda Clarkson, from Doncaster, fell in love with the place while waitressing in a nearby hotel.’
    • ‘Since then, she's done everything from teaching sign language to waitressing, all while looking for another girl group or record deal.’
    • ‘Having whiled away her twenties travelling, painting houses in Canada and waitressing in New York, Borland eventually struck gold, by ‘hanging out’ on a film set and simply waiting for the director to call action.’
    • ‘Other summer jobs included waitressing, a few summers in a jeweller's shop, and finally, a barperson.’
    • ‘I'm a full-time employee at a fairly public company here in Steinbach, and on my weekends, I enjoy waitressing at a local restaurant.’
    • ‘But girls are more likely to take work which may not be exactly what they want - such as waitressing - so they can afford to move out.’
    • ‘But I found it too hard to concentrate on a fledgling career as I was in a difficult relationship at the time, so I ended up just drifting around waitressing.’
    • ‘Is she really a ‘waitress turned singer,’ or was she a singer all along and waitressing to make ends meet like untold millions before her?’
    • ‘Otherwise, Nick has said that if she's still missing waitressing that much in a few months he'll buy her her own restaurant.’
    • ‘Carol Connelly is a player in his pattern - she works waitressing at a downtown cafe that Melvin frequents for lunch every day at 11 am.’
    • ‘It was a family affair, with their son, Oliver, helping Lew in the kitchen, and daughter, Vicky, waitressing.’
    • ‘Most people I know did laboring or fruit picking or waitressing.’
    • ‘There are various activities that you do that may strain your wrist: waitressing, using a computer, playing racketball.’
    • ‘I have come along in the middle of the backward and forward discussion on waitressing and the hospitality industry in St Lucia.’
    • ‘Regardless of whether she enjoyed the menial work of typing or selling or waitressing or clerking, she at least had freedom of movement to a degree.’
    • ‘After putting out a couple of unspectacular albums, she spent much of the 1980s waitressing and working in a record store.’
    • ‘But I'm not about to pack up and go waitressing in LA.’
    • ‘It afforded me a totally different lifestyle, going from baby-sitting and waitressing to travelling around the world singing songs.’
    • ‘She went through the classic American rites of passage - working at McDonalds during high school and bartending and waitressing while starting her acting career.’
    waiting, waitressing, waiting at table, serving of food and drink, attendance, serving
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Pronunciation:

waitressing

/ˈweɪtrɪsɪŋ/