bus boy


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bus·boy

also bus boy  (bŭs′boi′)
n.
A restaurant employee who clears away dirty dishes, sets tables, and serves as an assistant to the wait staff; a busser.

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bus boy

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busboy

n
(Professions) US and Canadian a waiter's assistant
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Translations

bus boy

n (US) → Bedienungshilfe f
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bus boy

n (Am) → aiuto m cameriere $
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