Quick answer
"Waiter" is a noun which is often translated as "el camarero", and "barman" is a noun which is often translated as "el barman". Learn more about the difference between "waiter" and "barman" below.
waiter(
wey
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duhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (profession)
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).
, la camarera
(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).
Ask the waiter for the check.Pídele la cuenta al camarero.
b. el mesero
(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 mesera
(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)
I told the waiter that there was a fly in my soup.Le dije al mesero que había una mosca en mi sopa.
c. el mesonero
(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 mesonera
(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 Venezuela
(Venezuela)
The waiters here are extremely friendly.Las mesoneros aquí son muy agradables.
d. el mozo
(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 moza
(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)
Our waiter is taking a long time to bring our food.Nuestro mozo se está tardando mucho para traernos nuestra comida.
e. el garzón
(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 garzona
(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).
(Southern Cone)
My brother is a waiter in that restaurant.Mi hermano es garzón en ese restaurante.
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barman(
bar
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mahn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (occupation) (United Kingdom)
a. el barman
(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).
There were so many people standing at the bar that it was difficult to attract the barman's attention.Había tanta gente en la barra que resultaba difícil atraer la atención del barman.
b. 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).
One of the barmen went down to the cellar to change the beer barrel.Uno de los camareros bajó a la bodega a cambiar el barril de cerveza.
c. el bartender
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I think it's much better being a barman now that people aren't allowed to smoke in pubs.Para mí es mucho mejor ser bartender ahora que a la gente no se le permite fumar en los pubs.
d. el cantinero
(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).
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
The barman gave me a broad smile when I left a tip for him on the bar.El cantinero me dedicó una gran sonrisa cuando le dejé una propina en la barra.
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