desk clerk


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desk clerk

n
(Professions) US and Canadian a hotel receptionist. Also called: clerk
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.desk clerk - a hotel receptionistdesk clerk - a hotel receptionist      
clerk - an employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)
room clerk - a hotel clerk who is responsible for room assignments to guests
Translations

desk clerk

n (Am) → receptionist m/f inv
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The desk clerk who checked us in noticed the empty rack and said, ``I'll have some logs sent over.
One morning about a week later, the desk clerk woke a couple of us up early and said they were shooting a movie at the American Legion Hall on Gower Street near Hollywood and Vine, and they needed some extras.
He also apprenticed as a bellman, doorman, steward, cook, elevator operator, desk clerk and telephone operator.
The desk clerk hears the gripe and tries to fix it, but the problem might not get passed on to top management, the way it would on a comment card.
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She recalled a moment not too long ago when a dentist walked into her office, plopped a couple hundred applications on her desk, and asked for her help to find a front desk clerk.
McKinney threatened the desk clerk with a butter knife and demanded cash.
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The finance desk clerk showed no reaction as Judge Geoffrey Rivlin QC told him: "Huge sums of money were involved.
Leatherheads' plot twists also hinge on some pretty creaky coincidences - Carter's manager CC Frazier (Jonathan Pryce) finds out what Lexie's up to because he overhears a desk clerk repeat a phone message left by her editor, word for word, something hotel staff only do in movies which are a bit stuck for ideas.