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room service

noun
1.
the serving of food, drinks, etc., to a guest in his or her room, as at a hotel.
2.
the department or section, as at a hotel, responsible for rendering this service.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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  • Or if the dining-room service was silent and quick and perfect, then tell those who served it how well it was done.
  • At the moment, science seems as remote a concept as room service and a hot shower.
  • Ideally it's wifi, decent room service menu, good gym and shower.
  • People have seen you looking for a place for the past couple of months and yet you're still ordering room service.
  • We also spent a lot of time trying to figure out if we'd get in trouble for ordering room service.
  • But recently, many independent and chain hotels have been rethinking room service to make it more desirable.
  • Many hotels have been rethinking room service meals, trying to make them more desirable.
  • The phone in his room didn't work, the television was small and out of date and room service forgot part of his dinner order.
  • room service is sometimes extremely slow, particularly during traditional mealtimes.
  • Hotels embrace coffee lovers, and room service isn't required.
British Dictionary definitions for room service

room service

noun
1.
service in a hotel providing meals, drinks, etc, in guests' rooms
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