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hostess

hos·tess

hostess

 
pronunciation:
ho stihs
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a woman who serves as a host.
definition 2: a woman employed by a restaurant, airline, or the like to greet or serve customers.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: hostessed, hostesses, hostessing
definition: to be or serve as a hostess at or for.
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