- a man in charge of a great household, as that of a sovereign; a chief steward.
- a steward or butler.
- a person who makes arrangements for another.
Origin of major-domo
Related Words for major-domowaiter, attendant, administrator, curator, foreman, proctor, guardian, bailiff, director, manager, agent, magistrate, officer, seneschal, reeve, major-domo, purveyor, chamberlain, headwaiter
Examples from the Web for major-domo
Historical Examples of major-domo
Miguel, the major-domo, was taken with his wife and two daughters, the other men were young.The Treasure Trail
Marah Ellis Ryan
"Here is Squire Doolittle below, sir," commenced the major-domo.
Richard approached him, followed by Monsieur Le Quoi and the major-domo.
The dinner was announced by the major-domo of the household.Four Young Explorers
The major-domo rubbed his hands with an air of satisfaction.Wood Rangers
- the chief steward or butler of a great household
- facetious a steward or butler