hostess

英 ['həʊstɪs; -es; həʊ'stes] 美 ['hostəs]
  • n. 女主人,女老板;女服务员;舞女;女房东
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hostess 女主人,女主持

host,主人,-ess,表阴性。

hostess (n.)
late 13c., "woman who keeps an inn or public hotel," from host (n.1) + -ess, or from Old French hostesse (Modern French hôtesse). Meaning "woman who presides at a dinner party, etc." recorded by 1822. Also used mid-20c. in sense "female who entertains customers in nightclubs," with overtones of prostitution.
1. An air hostess was arrested and charged with drug smuggling.
一名空姐被捕,并被控以走私毒品的罪名。

来自柯林斯例句

2. "Well, dear," her hostess would reply with a frigid smile.
“噢,亲爱的,”她的女主人会笑容僵硬地回答。

来自柯林斯例句

3. Mary was always the perfect hostess.
玛丽总是最殷勤的女主人。

来自《权威词典》

4. One of the hostess's duties is to mingle with the guests.
女主人的职责之一是与客人们交际.

来自《简明英汉词典》

5. Even a written apology failed to placate the indignant hostess.
甚至一纸书面道歉都没能安抚这个怒气冲冲的女主人.

来自《简明英汉词典》

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