sommelier
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˌsɒmˈmɛli.ə/, /ˌsɔːməlˈjeɪ/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˌsɔːməlˈjeɪ/
Noun

sommelier (plural sommeliers)

  1. The member of staff at a restaurant who keeps the wine cellar and advises the guests on a choice of wines; a wine steward / stewardess, a wine waiter / waitress / server.
    The sommelier recommended the perfect wine, opened the bottle with panache, and served it into glasses.
Synonyms
  • sommeliere, sommelière
  • wine server
  • wine steward, wine stewardess
  • wine waiter, wine waitress
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