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Definition

A type of waiter at a hotel or cafeteria. The one who bears all the food items, snack items, and cool drinks to the patrons. He may take your orders too, but don't expect this of a bearer.

Usage

Patron: Bearer! One kotthu paratha and two chicken biriyani.
Bearer: Man'ger will take order saar
Patron: What? Do you know who my father is?
Bearer: No saar, I am from Manipur not Dilli
Manager: Yes, what would you like?
Patron: Just now I told the bearer!
Manager: He can't write. What would you like?
Patron: Ask him only, jobless rascal
Manger: He can't remember. What would you like?
Patron: One kotthu paratha and two chicken biriyani...
Manager: Ok waiter will take order saar, I'll just call him
Waiter: Yes, what would you like?
Patron: I don't know, I'm going home.
Added 2011-07-07 by Studmuffin

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

Food and Drink

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