Definition of Stewardess

1. Noun. A woman steward on an airplane.

Exact synonyms: Air Hostess, Hostess
Generic synonyms: Flight Attendant, Steward



Definition of Stewardess

1. n. A female steward; specifically, a woman employed in passenger vessels to attend to the wants of female passengers.

Definition of Stewardess

1. Noun. A female steward ¹

2. Noun. A female flight attendant ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stewardess

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stewardess

stevensite
stevia
stevias
steving
steviol
stevvon
stew in one's juices
stew in one's own broth
stew in one's own grease
stew in one's own juices
stew meat
stewable
steward
stewarded
stewardess (current term)
stewardesses
stewardii
stewarding
stewardless
stewardlike
stewardly
stewards
stewardship
stewardships
stewartite
stewartries
stewartry
stewbum
stewbums

Literary usage of Stewardess

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1. A Treatise on the Law of Torts: Or the Wrongs which Arise Independently of by Thomas McIntyre Cooley, John Lewis (1907)
"The stewardess was Injured by the negligence of the carpenters and it was held there was no liability. « Denver, etc., RR Co. v. Sipes, 23 Colo. ..."

2. A Second Visit to the United States of North America by Charles Lyell (1849)
"Shipping of Cotton at Bluffs.—Fossils collected at Landings.—Collision of Steamer with the Boughs of Trees.—Story of a German stewardess. ..."

3. Journal of Emily Shore by Emily Shore, Margaret Emily Shore, Louisa Shore, Arabella Shore (1891)
"stewardess to call me as soon as we were near the Needles. This she did before one o'clock. Unfortunately, there was no moon, but I could distinguish the ..."

4. Letters of Thomas Carlyle, 1826-1836 by Thomas Carlyle (1888)
"Meanwhile do thou, my clear little "wise young stewardess,' continue to behave thy bit of a self (for thou also art a self) with propriety; and expect thy ..."

5. Our Journey Around the World: An Illustrated Record of a Year's Travel of by Francis Edward Clark, Harriet Elizabeth Clark (1894)
"... A Consoling stewardess — Tea and Toast in a Stateroom — A Bed that Never Kept Still — Lucid Intervals — Moving into a New Home — Arranging our ..."

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