stewardess

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steward +‎ -ess

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stewardess (plural stewardesses, masculine steward)

  1. A female flight attendant (a member of the crew of an airplane who is responsible for the comfort and safety of its passengers).
    Synonym: steward (male)

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  • flight nurse (obsolete form for air stewardess, from when medical qualifications were needed)
  • air nurse (obsolete form for air stewardess, from when medical qualifications were needed)