chambermaid

[cheym-ber-meyd]
See more synonyms for chambermaid on Thesaurus.com

Origin of chambermaid

First recorded in 1580–90; chamber + maid
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018


Examples from the Web for chambermaid

Contemporary Examples of chambermaid

Historical Examples of chambermaid


British Dictionary definitions for chambermaid

chambermaid

noun
  1. a woman or girl employed to clean and tidy bedrooms, now chiefly in hotels
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for chambermaid
n.

1580s, from chamber + maid.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper