- a female servant, especially a maid of all work in a boardinghouse.
Origin of slavey
Examples from the Web for slavey
Historical Examples of slavey
And, when I got home, the slavey had forgotten to lay supper!
The servant is a servant, a "slavey," a "skivvy," a "Mary Jane."The Labour-saving House
Dorothy Constance Bayliff Peel
The slavey told me Aunt Polly was out, but that you were here.Mrs. Craddock
W. Somerset Maugham
This does not mean that she is to be a domestic drudge of the London "slavey" type.The Expert Maid-Servant
Cristine Terhune Herrick
You can't conceal it from me; I have but to ask the slavey or the landlady.The Betrayal of John Fordham
B.L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
- British informal a female general servant
Word Origin for slavey
- a member of a Dene Native Canadian people of northern Canada