Definition of Concierge

1. Noun. A French caretaker of apartments or a hotel; lives on the premises and oversees people entering and leaving and handles mail and acts as janitor or porter.

Generic synonyms: Caretaker



Definition of Concierge

1. n. One who keeps the entrance to an edifice, public or private; a doorkeeper; a janitor, male or female.

Definition of Concierge

1. Noun. One who attends to the wishes of hotel guests. ¹

2. Noun. (British) One who attends to the maintenance of a building and provides services to its tenants and visitors. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Concierge

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Concierge

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1. Graham's Magazine by Graham, George R, Edgar Allan Poe, John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1848)
"I asked the concierge if he had no rooms above. " Oui, monsieur—a single one ... There were three doors; the concierge opened the nearest to the landing. ..."

2. The Journals of Washington Irving (Hitherto Unpublished) by Washington Irving (1919)
"... three towers - chapel bell rings for dinner — dine in large paved room — peasant helps wait — whisperings of servants. The concierge's name is ..."

3. Manual of French Law and Commercial Information by Hanson Cleveland Coxe (1902)
"The concierge is not the guardian of the apartments of the tenants. ... If a concierge has rendered himself liable for some act or omission in connection ..."

4. At Home in Paris: And a Trip Through the Vineyards to Spain by Blanchard Jerrold (1864)
"Be polite to the concierge under all circumstances. ... You are only the first-floor lodger, but he is concierge ; and he will have you mark the difference ..."

5. Bohemian Paris of To-day by Édouard Cucuel, William Chambers Morrow (1899)
"ties ash cans, he looks very unlike the personage dressed at night in a neat blue uniform and wearing a short sword Another concierge's husband fait des ..."

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