mesonero
el mesonero, la mesonera
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (server)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. waiter (masculine)
¡Mesonero! La cuenta, por favor.Waiter! The check, please.
b. waitress (feminine)
Llama a la mesonera para pedir los postres.Call the waitress to order dessert.
2. (bar boss)
a. bar manager
Los mesoneros de la zona turística firmaron una petición para ampliar el horario de apertura.The bar managers in the tourist area signed a petition to extend opening hours.
b. landlord (masculine) (United Kingdom)
El mesonero llamó al guardia de seguridad para que sacara al borracho del bar.The landlord called the security guard to throw the drunk out of the bar.
c. landlady (feminine) (United Kingdom)
La mesonera nos sugirió probar los nuevos aperitivos que ofrecía el bar.The landlady suggested we tried the bar's new aperitifs.
3. (hotel manager)
a. innkeeper
La mesonera ofreció cambiarnos a una habitación mas grande.The innkeeper offered to move us to a larger room.
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mesonero
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. innkeeper
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
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mesoneroa mesonera
1 innkeeper
2 (en bar) landlord/landlady
3 (Caribe) waiter/waitress
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