Quick answer
"Flight attendant" is a noun which is often translated as "el/la auxiliar de vuelo", and "steward" is a noun which is often translated as "el auxiliar de vuelo". Learn more about the difference between "flight attendant" and "steward" below.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (profession)
a. el auxiliar de vuelo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la auxiliar de vuelo
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The flight attendant asked us to fasten our seat belts.El auxiliar de vuelo nos pidió que nos abrocháramos los cinturones.
b. el sobrecargo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la sobrecargo
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The flight attendant showed us the emergency exits on the plane.La sobrecargo nos mostró las salidas de emergencia del avión.
c. el asistente de vuelo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la asistente de vuelo
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Min Su is a flight attendant for a Korean airline, and she speaks three languages.Min Su trabaja de asistente de vuelo en una línea aérea coreana, y habla tres idiomas.
d. el aeromozo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la aeromoza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The flight attendant helped me with my hand luggage.El aeromozo me ayudó con el equipaje de mano.
e. el azafato
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la azafata
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm applying to local airlines because I want to work as a flight attendant.Estoy enviando solicitudes a aerolíneas locales porque quiero trabajar de azafata.
f. el tripulante de cabina de pasajeros
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la tripulante de cabina de pasajeros
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(technical)
Our flight attendants are trained by the airline itself.Nuestros tripulantes de cabina de pasajeros son formados por la propia compañía.
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steward
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (male flight attendant)
a. el auxiliar de vuelo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
David dreams of working as a steward and seeing the world.David sueña con trabajar de auxiliar de vuelo y conocer el mundo.
b. el sobrecargo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The steward asked me what I'd like to drink.El sobrecargo me preguntó qué querría tomar.
c. el aeromozo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Adriana asked the steward for his phone number so they could meet up in Madrid.Adriana le pidió el número de teléfono al aeromozo para encontrarse en Madrid.
2.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(manager of a property)
a. el administrador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la administradora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The steward took care of the castle when the owners themselves were not there.El mayordomo se ocupaba del castillo mientras los dueños no estaban en el lugar.
b. el mayordomo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la mayordoma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The steward at my family's estate has worked there his entire life.El mayordomo de la hacienda de mi familia ha trabajado allí su vida entera.
3. (ship crew member)
a. el camarero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The tourist asked the ship steward if he liked working on the ship and he said, "Yes, it's wonderful."La turista le preguntó al camarero si le gustaba trabajar en el barco y él le contestó: "Sí, es maravilloso."
4. (worker's representative)
a. el representante sindical
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la representante sindical
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Rick filed a complaint with the steward about the working conditions in the mill.Rick presentó una queja ante el representante sindical por las condiciones de trabajo en la fábrica.
b. el enlace sindical
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la enlace sindical
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
We're going to choose a new steward soon.Pronto vamos a elegir un nuevo enlace sindical.
5. (security official at large events)
a. el oficial de seguridad del estadio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la oficial de seguridad del estadio
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The football organization hired dozens of stewards to work at the tournament.La organización de fútbol contrató a docenas de oficiales de seguridad del estadio para trabajar en el torneo.
b. el encargado de la seguridad
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la encargada de la seguridad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(in a stadium)
Very few stewards were properly trained in the last World Cup.Muy pocos encargados de seguridad estaban debidamente capacitados en el último mundial.
c. el comisario de carreras
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la comisaria de carreras
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(in horse races) (United Kingdom)
As a steward, I make sure that all races run are conducted safely.Como comisario de carreras, me ocupo de que todas las carreras se lleven a cabo con seguridad.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to supervise)
a. supervisar
Given its increased popularity, this year there were double the staff stewarding the event and it ran smoothly.Dada su creciente popularidad, este año había el doble de personal supervisando el evento y se desarrolló sin problemas.
7. (to manage)
a. cuidar responsablemente de
The environmental pressure group has charged itself with stewarding the wildlife habitat of the local area.El grupo de presión medioambiental asumió el cargo de cuidar responsablemente del hábitat de la flora y fauna silvestres de la zona.
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