maitre d'

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Related to maitre d': Maître d'hôtel, maitre d'hotel

mai·tre d'

 (mā′trə dē′, mā′tər)
n. pl. mai·tre d's (dēz′) Informal
A maître d'hôtel.
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Noun1.maître d' - a dining-room attendant who is in charge of the waiters and the seating of customersmaitre d' - a dining-room attendant who is in charge of the waiters and the seating of customers
dining-room attendant, restaurant attendant - someone employed to provide service in a dining room

maître d'

[ˌmetrəˈdiː] (maîtres d' (pl)) maître d'hôtel [ˌmetrədəʊˈtel] N (maîtres d'hôtel (pl)) → maître mf
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