wait‧er /ˈweɪtər/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[wey-ter]During breakfast preparation this morning...
1. a person, esp. a man, who waits on tables, as in a restaurant.
2. a tray for carrying dishes, a tea service, etc.; salver.
3. a person who waits or awaits.
–verb (used without object)
4. Obsolete. an attendant.
5. to work or serve as a waiter: to waiter in a restaurant.
Lauren: Let's play restaurant.
Lauren: You're making food so you get to be the cook.
Mom: All right. I'm the cook.
Lauren: And I'm waiting so I get to be the waiter.
Mom: Hmm. Ok.