What is another word for stewardess?

164 synonyms found


[ stjˈuːədˌɛs], [ stjˈuːədˌɛs], [ s_t_j_ˈuː_ə_d_ˌɛ_s]

The term "stewardess," which was commonly used in the past to refer to a woman working as a flight attendant, has fallen out of favor in recent years due to its gender-specific connotation. Instead, the preferred term is "flight attendant," which is gender-neutral. Other synonyms for "stewardess" include "air hostess," "cabin attendant," and "in-flight attendant." These terms are also being phased out as airlines strive to adopt more inclusive language. Some airlines have even begun using gender-neutral terms such as "flight crew" or "flight team" to refer to all employees working on a flight, regardless of gender. Overall, the aviation industry is moving towards more inclusive language and gender-neutral job titles.

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Usage examples for Stewardess

Jimmy Lufton, of course, just to show that there was no hard feeling, as he whispered to Molly, was there, also, doing everything for their comfort; finding their luggage; engaging the steamer chairs; seeing to it that the stewardess understood about the baths before breakfast; and attending to many things of the importance of which Molly and her mother were ignorant.
"Molly Brown's Orchard Home"
Nell Speed
The women jumped up and swarmed in the companion-way of the saloon, making for the deck, where they were met by the stewardess, who stood in the way, and half forced, half persuaded them to go back, telling them there was no danger.
"Faces and Places"
Henry William Lucy
The two stewards were kept very busy with the prostrate and dejected members of the Synod, and Mrs. Cliff and the stewardess devoted their best efforts to the alleviation of the woes of Willy, which they were glad to see were daily dwindling.
"Mrs. Cliff's Yacht"
Frank R. Stockton

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