(plural: ‘attendants‘; for the right pronunciation, please click here)
a person, usually an employee, who stays with and serves or looks after another person;
a person who is employed to look after and help visitors at a public place, such as a hotel, theatre, at a gas (filling) station, at an airport, on a flight, train, ship, etc.,
Parking attendants at a parking lot are very useful, and they make sure that the drivers park legally paying the right amount of parking charges.
A flight attendant’s job is not as glamorous as it looks.
With the advanced technology used at filling/gas stations, these days we see fewer and fewer attendants giving their personal touch to the tired drivers.