hostess

hostess(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (at a party)
a. la anfitriona
(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).
(F)
(in a private capacity)
Sarah is an excellent hostess. She always makes her guests feel at home.Sarah es una excelente anfitriona. Siempre hace que sus invitados se sientan en casa.
The hostess greeted each of her guests at the door with a hug and a kiss.La anfitriona saludó a cada invitado en la puerta con un abrazo y un beso.
2. (nightclub or bar worker)
a. la chica de alterne
(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).
(F)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The hostesses encouraged the customers to drink more alcohol so that they would receive bigger tips.Las chicas de alterne animaban a los clientes a beber más alcohol para recibir mejores propinas.
b. la copera
(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).
(F)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
When she was young, she worked as hostess acting as companion to male patrons in a club.Cuando era joven, trabajó como copera haciendo de acompañante de los clientes de un nightclub.
3. (at a restaurant)
a. la hostess
(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).
(F)
As a hostess, you need to be confident, well-organized, and of good appearance.Como hostess, debes ser segura de ti misma, bien organizada y tener buena presencia.
b. la anfitriona
(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).
(F)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The hostess took us to a table by the window.La anfitriona nos condujo a una mesa al lado de la ventana.
c. la recepcionista
(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).
(F)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
We hadn't reserved a table and the hostess told us the restaurant was full.No habíamos reservado mesa y la recepcionista nos dijo que el restaurante estaba completo.
4. (television)
a. la presentadora
(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).
(F)
She just celebrated her 30th year as the hostess of her weekly variety show.Acaba de celebrar su trigésimo aniversario como presentadora de su espectáculo de variedades semanal.
b. 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).
(F)
(aide)
The hostess of the game show displayed the prizes to the audience as the host announced them.La azafata del concurso televisivo enseñaba los premios a los espectadores mientras el presentador los anunciaba.
5.
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)
(aviation) (United Kingdom)
a. 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).
(F)
The hostesses showed all the passengers the exits before the plane took off.Las azafatas les mostraron las salidas a todos los pasajeros antes de que el avión despegara.
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hostess
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (in private house)
a. la anfitriona
(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).
(F)
2. (on tv)
a. 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).
(F)
(air) hostessazafata f
hostess [ˈhəʊstes]
noun
huéspeda (f); anfitriona (f); (in night club) azafata (f); (Aer) azafata (f);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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