dumbwaiter: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (dum'wā"tur), [key]
- a small elevator, manually or electrically operated, consisting typically of a box with shelves, used in apartment houses, restaurants, and large private dwellings for moving dishes, food, garbage, etc., between floors.
- an auxiliary serving table.
- a serving stand with tiers of revolving shelves.
- a serving cart.
- dumbwaiter (Thesaurus)