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hos·tess

hostess

 
pronunciation:
ho stihs
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a woman who entertains guests.
Our hostess served pizza, soda, and birthday cake at the party.
definition 2: a woman whose job is to greet customers.
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The word hostess contains the following part:
hosp, host1 Latin root that means host, guest