serviette


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ser·vi·ette

 (sûr′vē-ĕt′)
n. Chiefly British
A table napkin.

[French, from Old French serviete, perhaps from servir, to serve; see serve.]

serviette

(ˌsɜːvɪˈɛt)
n
chiefly Brit a small square of cloth or paper used while eating to protect the clothes, wipe the mouth and hands, etc
[C15: from Old French, from servir to serve; formed on the model of oubliette]

ser•vi•ette

(ˌsɜr viˈɛt)

n. Chiefly Brit.
a table napkin.
[1480–90; < Middle French, =servi(r) to serve + -ette -ette]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.serviette - a small piece of table linen that is used to wipe the mouth and to cover the lap in order to protect clothingserviette - a small piece of table linen that is used to wipe the mouth and to cover the lap in order to protect clothing
bib - a napkin tied under the chin of a child while eating
dinner napkin - a large napkin used when dinner is served
napery, table linen - linens for the dining table
tea napkin - a small napkin used when tea is served
Translations
فوطَة للمائِدَهمِنْدِيلُ الـمَائِدَة
ubrousek
serviet
lautasliina
ubrus
munnòurrka, servíetta
ナプキン
식탁용 냅킨
salvete
prtiček
servett
ผ้าเช็ดปากบนโต๊ะอาหาร
khăn ăn

serviette

[ˌsɜːvɪˈet]
A. Nservilleta f
B. CPD serviette ring Nservilletero m

serviette

[ˌsɜːrviˈɛt] n (British) (= cloth napkin) → serviette f (de table) (= paper napkin) → serviette f en papier

serviette

n (Brit) → Serviette f; serviette ringServiettenring m

serviette

[ˌsɜːvɪˈɛt] n (Brit) → tovagliolo, salvietta

serviette

(səːviˈet) noun
a table napkin. a paper serviette.

serviette

مِنْدِيلُ الـمَائِدَة ubrousek serviet Serviette πετσέτα φαγητού servilleta lautasliina serviette ubrus tovagliolo ナプキン 식탁용 냅킨 servet serviett serwetka guardanapo салфетка servett ผ้าเช็ดปากบนโต๊ะอาหาร kağıt peçete khăn ăn 餐巾纸
References in classic literature ?
Da Souza, who opened the door for them, returned to his seat, moodily flicking the crumbs from his trousers with his serviette.
He sat down and tucked his serviette into his waistcoat, raised his glass, and suddenly set it down again.
After work hours he used sometimes to come over from his hut for a talk about his children and his pigeons; at work, when he had to crawl in the mud under the bottom of the steamboat, he would tie up that beard of his in a kind of white serviette he brought for the purpose.
Products made include clocks, cake stands, bowls and serviette holders along with new products such as a shoulder bag, a fascinator and a small table.
POOR Matt Smith looks more like Wince Philip as his The Crown co-star Claire Foy starts a fight over dinner using her serviette.
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I would have thought that Brains would rise to the challenge of bringing the Duke back to its recent glories, and show fighting spirit rather than wave a white serviette.
The students took part in bread making, vegetable and fruit cutting, flambeing desserts and serviette folding.
"I was once in the Cleveland Tontine and Steve Gibson was on the table next to me and I wrote on a serviette 'is there any chance of getting me to Boro?' "He thought I was joking.
"In the end I wrapped it up in a serviette, and put it into my bag when they weren't looking, so it looked like we had eaten it," she revealed.
So, a complaint on a mighty airline's flight had to be written on a torn piece of paper and continued on a paper serviette.
You should have a serviette handy to wipe the top of the bottle before pouring a taste for your customer.