stewardess


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stew·ard·ess

 (sto͞o′ər-dĭs, styo͞o′-)
n.
A woman flight attendant. See Usage Note at -ess.

stewardess

(ˈstjʊədɪs; ˌstjʊəˈdɛs)
n
1. (Aeronautics) a woman who performs a steward's job on an aircraft or ship
2. (Nautical Terms) a woman who performs a steward's job on an aircraft or ship

stew•ard•ess

(ˈstu ər dɪs, ˈstyu-)

n.
a woman who acts or serves as a steward, esp. a flight attendant.
[1930–35]
usage: See -ess.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stewardess - a woman steward on an airplanestewardess - a woman steward on an airplane  
flight attendant, steward - an attendant on an airplane
Translations
stjuardesa
stevardesa

stewardess

[ˈstjʊədes] N (Aer) → azafata f, auxiliar f de vuelo or de cabina, aeromoza f (LAm), sobrecargo f (Mex), cabinera f (Col) (Naut) → camarera f

stewardess

[ˌstjuːərˈdɛs ˈstjuːərdəs] n (= air hostess) → hôtesse f

stewardess

nStewardess f

stewardess

[ˈstjʊədɛs] n (Aer, Naut) → hostess f inv
References in classic literature ?
And he knew also what the stewardess had seen: A lady in black with a white face standing in the middle of the empty ladies' cabin.
There was a stewardess, too, actively engaged in producing clean sheets and table-cloths from the very entrails of the sofas, and from unexpected lockers, of such artful mechanism, that it made one's head ache to see them opened one after another, and rendered it quite a distracting circumstance to follow her proceedings, and to find that every nook and corner and individual piece of furniture was something else besides what it pretended to be, and was a mere trap and deception and place of secret stowage, whose ostensible purpose was its least useful one.
God bless that stewardess for her piously fraudulent account of January voyages!
The steerage stewardess was indignant with him, the doctor regarded him with suspicion.
If it had not been for the stewardess who, without asking questions, good soul, took charge of her quietly in the ladies' saloon (luckily it was empty) it is by no means certain she would ever have reached England.
I had no maid of my own with me: the stewardess of the yacht would have acted as my
His gentle stewardess looked at him through eyes a trifle bedimmed.
I'm going to give the stewardess fifteen dollars for looking after her.
I called for the stewardess. I declare I thought somebody had fallen overboard!"
A witness said the man started shouting abuse at a stewardess in mid-air on the flight from Burgas in Bulgaria to Edinburgh.
(Abdullah Al-Faleh) 5 / 8 Tearful Saudi Arabian Airlines staff greeted the bodies of their colleagues and injured stewardess Hajer Aziz.
PARIS, FRANCE:A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) stewardess has gone missing in Paris.According to reports, air hostess Shazia who was part of the crew on a PIA flight from Lahore to Paris went missing from her hotel and fled to Belgium.