1BODHa female servant, especially in a large house or hotel:
a kitchen maid
2old usea woman or girl who is not married ➔old maid
WORD FOCUS: hotel WORD FOCUS: hotel types of hotel:motel, inn, B&BBritish English, guesthouseBritish English types of room:double room (=has a bed for two people) twin room (=has two single beds) single room (=for one person) suite (=has two or more rooms) people who work at a hotel:desk clerk (=gives you your key) bellboyBritish English/bellhopAmerican English (=takes your bags up to your room) maidalsochambermaid (=cleans your room) manager someone who is staying at a hotel:guest the place where you check in, check out, and pay your bill:front desk, receptionBritish English an arrangement to stay at a hotel:reservationalsobookingBritish English hotel services:room service, wake-up call ➔ See alsohotel
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.