Receptionist - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈsepʃənɪst|  American pronunciation of the word receptionist
Brit.  |rɪˈsɛpʃ(ə)nɪst|  British pronunciation of the word receptionist

noun

- a secretary whose main duty is to answer the telephone and receive visitors

Examples

...the surly receptionist told us we'd have to wait outside in the rain...

The receptionist glanced at my visitor's badge.

Word forms

noun
singular: receptionist
plural: receptionists
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