chambermaid

[ cheym-ber-meyd ]
/ ˈtʃeɪm bərˌmeɪd /

noun

a maid who cleans bedrooms and bathrooms.

QUIZZES

HEED THE VOX POPULI, AND TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

Test your memory on these verbal firecrackers from the week of June 29 to July 5!
Question 1 of 7
anchorite

Origin of chambermaid

First recorded in 1580–90; chamber + maid
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for chambermaid

British Dictionary definitions for chambermaid

chambermaid
/ (ˈtʃeɪmbəˌmeɪd) /

noun

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