[ kich-uhn-meyd ]

  1. a female servant who assists the cook.

Origin of kitchenmaid

First recorded in 1540–50; kitchen + maid

Words Nearby kitchenmaid Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use kitchenmaid in a sentence

  • Now the kitchenmaid and cooklet come, to make all ready for his highness the head cook!

    Christmas Entertainments | Alice Maude Kellogg
  • Cook, kitchenmaid and Cooklet bustle about, putting cooking things away from table, leaving only pie.

    Christmas Entertainments | Alice Maude Kellogg
  • On instituting this inquiry, it turned out that the last person who had set eyes on Rosanna was Nancy, the kitchenmaid.

    The Moonstone | Wilkie Collins
  • But you do good works; I remember how you nursed the kitchenmaid at Groombridge.

    Great Possessions | Mrs. Wilfrid Ward
  • A frightened kitchenmaid peeped through the passage leading to the back of the house when the door opened to admit the truant.

    The Revellers | Louis Tracy