gratuity: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (gru-t'i-tē, -ty'-), [key]
— pl. -ties.
- a gift of money, over and above payment due for service, as to a waiter or bellhop; tip.
- something given without claim or demand.
- a bonus granted to war veterans by the government.
- a bonus given military personnel on discharge or retirement.
- gratuity (Thesaurus)