Concierge meaning

kôɴ-syârzh'
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.
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One who attends to the wishes of hotel guests.
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A person, especially in France, who lives in an apartment house, attends the entrance, and serves as a janitor.
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A custodian or head porter, as of an apartment house.
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A hotel employee who assists guests as by booking theater reservations or arranging for transportation.
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(UK) One who attends to the maintenance of a building and provides services to its tenants and visitors.
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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.

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A doorkeeper.
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Origin of concierge

  • French from Old French cumcerges from Vulgar Latin cōnservius alteration of Latin cōnservus fellow slave com- com- servus slave
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Borrowing from French concierge
    From Wiktionary