waiter


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waiter

1. a man whose occupation is to serve at table, as in a restaurant
2. a tray or salver on which dishes, etc., are carried

What does it mean when you dream about a waiter?

Unless we have actually had a job as a waitperson, dreaming about being a waiter or waitress can be a straightforward representation of the feeling that we are being made to wait on others. If we dream about being in the customer role, maybe we desire to be waited on.

References in classic literature ?
He came in here,' said the waiter, looking at the light through the tumbler, 'ordered a glass of this ale - WOULD order it - I told him not - drank it, and fell dead.
cried the lad, taking a light from a fire-breathing silver dragon that the waiter had placed on the table.
Disorder, the remains of dinner, a broken wine-glass on the floor, spilt wine, cigarette ends, fumes of drink and delirium in my brain, an agonising misery in my heart and finally the waiter, who had seen and heard all and was looking inquisitively into my face.
If people spoke distinct,' said the waiter, 'there wouldn't be half the trouble there is in the world.
The waiter brought the bottle, and Cronshaw held it up to the light.
I have had the satisfaction of being a guest in this hotel several times since I was a waiter there.
He wrote "800 rubles" on a card, but while the waiter filled his glass he changed his mind and altered it to his usual stake of twenty rubles.
The Glasgow waiter brings up tea, and presently my sister is able to rise, and after a sharp fight I am expelled from the kitchen.
But he had been a good waiter once, so I pointed out the girl to him.
The maitre d'hotel and several waiters came hurrying up towards the prostrate figure, by the side of which Major Thomson was already kneeling.
I bet you, right now, I can order two beers, loud so he can hear and notice, and then whisper to the waiter to bring one, an', when the one comes, Killeny Boy'll raise a roar with the waiter.
The waiter added, that I could book a place--conditionally--by either of these vehicles; and that, as they were always well-filled, I had better be quick in making my choice between them.