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HOSTESS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hostess mean? 

HOSTESS (noun)
  The noun HOSTESS has 3 senses:

1. a woman host
2. a woman innkeeper
3. a woman steward on an airplane

  Familiarity information: HOSTESS used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


HOSTESS (noun)


Sense 1hostess [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A woman host

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("hostess" is a kind of...):

host (a person who invites guests to a social event (such as a party in his or her own home) and who is responsible for them while they are there)


Sense 2hostess [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A woman innkeeper

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("hostess" is a kind of...):

boniface; host; innkeeper (the owner or manager of an inn)


Sense 3hostess [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A woman steward on an airplane

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

air hostess; stewardess; hostess

Hypernyms ("hostess" is a kind of...):

flight attendant; steward (an attendant on an airplane)


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