The definition of a concierge is a person on staff at a hotel or apartment complex who assists guests with luggage, transportation and reservations.
An example of a concierge is the person at a hotel who you would call to make a dinner reservation at a restaurant.
- a doorkeeper
- a custodian or head porter, as of an apartment house
- a hotel employee who assists guests as by booking theater reservations or arranging for transportation
Origin of conciergeFr, probably ultimately from Vulgar Latin an unverified form conservius from Classical Latin conservus, fellow slave from com-, with + servus, slave
- A staff member of a hotel or apartment complex who assists guests or residents, as by handling the storage of luggage, taking and delivering messages, and making reservations for tours.
- A person, especially in France, who lives in an apartment house, attends the entrance, and serves as a janitor.
Origin of conciergeFrench from Old French cumcerges from Vulgar Latin cōnservius alteration of Latin cōnservus fellow slave com- com- servus slave