Complete Definition of "restaurateur"

English

Etymology
F. italbrac|see the French entry below for more information

Noun
en-noun

  1. The owner of a restaurant.

Usage notes
unreferenced
Restaurateur is often seen misspelled (or heard mispronounced) as ârestauranteurâ, presumably because those who do so believe that the word comes from ârestaurantâ + the French suffix -eur used to make agent nouns. The correct spelling is without the n.

Translations

French: restaurateur#French|restaurateur m, restauratrice f


French
Etymology
restaurer|restaur(er), to restore, to serve food to + -eur -er (suffix used to make agent nouns from verbs)

Pronunciation
w:IPA|IPA: /ÊÉs.tÉ.Êa.tÅÊ/
w:SAMPA|SAMPA: /REs.tO.Ra.t9R/

Noun
restaurateur m (f restauratrice, m plural restaurateurs, f plural restauratrices)

#restorer (of a work of art)
#restaurateur, restaurant owner

Category:French nouns

fr:restaurateur
gl:restaurateur
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ru:restaurateur
vi:restaurateur
zh:restaurateur

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