one whose business is to provide food, supplies, and sometimes service at social gatherings.
one who caters.
“Right now you got a grocery store,” said the caterer, Frank Pernice.
The Studio 54 of Sex Jon Hart April 6, 2009
How about forcing a Muslim caterer to work a pork barbeque dinner?
Fringe Factor: You Will Have to Bake a Penis Cake Caitlin Dickson March 1, 2014
“Dot Mead called up the caterer and he said it had been delivered,” she explained to Polly.
Polly’s Senior Year at Boarding School Dorothy Whitehill
The menu and serving were wholly in the hands of a caterer from the city.
Hester’s Counterpart Jean K. Baird
Yes, sir; he has learned that his authority in the mess-room is not equal to that of the caterer.
Frank Before Vicksburg Harry Castlemon
Louise washed the caterer’s dishes—he made a reduction in his price.
Americans All Various
Mr. Maynard brought home candies and fruit from the city, and a huge can of ice-cream was ordered from the caterer.
Marjorie’s Busy Days Carolyn Wells
Under it are cases and hampers of all sorts, which the caterer has not unpacked.
My First Cruise W.H.G. Kingston
The caterer generally gets infected in a superficial cutaneous sort of way.
The Book-Hunter John Hill Burton
But Punch is and can be something more than a caterer of sport.
The Atlantic Monthly , Volume 2, No. 14, December 1858 Various
a person who caters, esp one who as a profession provides food for large social events, etc
mid-15c., earlier simply cater (see cater (v.)). With redundant -er (cf. poulterer, sorcerer, upholsterer).
a female given name, form of Catherine. Historical Examples Caterina had been gazing fixedly at the Archbishop while he spoke, trying to understand. The Royal Pawn of Venice Mrs. Lawrence Turnbull Caterina cried, clasping her hands eagerly: “what did he do in my land?” The Royal Pawn of Venice Mrs. Lawrence Turnbull The child cried […]
- Catherine de medicis
(Caterina de’ Medici) 1518–89, queen of Henry II of France (mother of Francis II, Charles IX, and Henry III). Historical Examples catherine de medicis, wife of Henry ii., became the mother of ten children after a sterility of ten years. The Physical Life of Woman: Dr. George H Napheys It was catherine de medicis, who […]
to provide food, service, etc., as for a party or wedding: to cater for a banquet. to provide or supply what amuses, is desired, or gives pleasure, comfort, etc. (usually followed by to or for): to cater to popular demand; to cater to an invalid. to provide food and service for: to cater a party. […]
- Caterpillar flap
caterpillar flap caterpillar flap cat·er·pil·lar flap (kāt’ər-pĭl’ər, kāt’ə-) n. A tubed flap transferred end-over-end in stages from the donor area to a distant recipient area. Also called waltzed flap.