servant

[ sur-vuhnt ]
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noun
  1. a person employed by another, especially to perform domestic duties.

  2. a person in the service of another.

  1. a person employed by the government: a public servant.

Origin of servant

1
1175–1225; Middle English <Old French, noun use of present participle of servir to serve; see -ant

Other words from servant

  • serv·ant·less, adjective
  • serv·ant·like, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for servant

servant

/ (ˈsɜːvənt) /


noun
  1. a person employed to work for another, esp one who performs household duties

Origin of servant

1
C13: via Old French, from servant serving, from servir to serve

Derived forms of servant

  • servant-like, adjective

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