manservant


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man·ser·vant

 (măn′sûr′vənt)
n. pl. men·ser·vants (mĕn′sûr′vənts)
A male servant, especially a valet.

manservant

(ˈmænˌsɜːvənt)
n, pl menservants
(Professions) a male servant, esp a valet

man•serv•ant

(ˈmænˌsɜr vənt)

n., pl. men•serv•ants.
a male servant.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.manservant - a man servantmanservant - a man servant        
butler, pantryman - a manservant (usually the head servant of a household) who has charge of wines and the table
footman - a man employed as a servant in a large establishment (as a palace) to run errands and do chores
servant, retainer - a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)
gentleman's gentleman, valet, valet de chambre, gentleman, man - a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer; "Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man"

manservant

noun attendant, man, butler, valet, steward, retainer, lackey, flunkey, gentleman's gentleman They were waited on by a manservant.
Translations
خادِم
sluha
kammertjenermandlig tjenertjener
szolga
heimilisòjónn

manservant

[ˈmænˌsɜːvənt] N (menservants or manservants (pl)) [ˈmenˌsɜːvənts]criado m

manservant

[ˈmænsɜːrvənt] [menservants] (pl) ndomestique m

manservant

n pl <menservants> → Diener m

manservant

[ˈmænˌsɜːvənt] n (menservants (pl)) → servitore m, domestico

man

(mӕn) plural men (men) noun
1. an adult male human being. Hundreds of men, women and children; a four-man team.
2. human beings taken as a whole; the human race. the development of man.
3. obviously masculine male person. He's independent, tough, strong, brave – a real man!
4. a word sometimes used in speaking informally or giving commands to someone. Get on with your work, man, and stop complaining!
5. an ordinary soldier, who is not an officer. officers and men.
6. a piece used in playing chess or draughts. I took three of his men in one move.
verbpast tense, past participle manned
to supply with men (especially soldiers). The colonel manned the guns with soldiers from our regiment.
-man (-mən) , (-mӕn) a person (formerly usually used for either sex; currently, often replaced by -person when the person referred to can be of either sex) who performs a particular activity, as in postman, *milkman, *chairman
etc.
ˈmanhood noun
1. (of a male) the state of being adult, physically (and mentally) mature etc. He died before he reached manhood.
2. manly qualities. He took her refusal to marry him as an insult to his manhood.
manˈkind noun
the human race as a whole. He worked for the benefit of all mankind.
ˈmanly adjective
having the qualities thought desirable in a man, ie strength, determination, courage etc. He is strong and manly.
ˈmanliness noun
manned adjective
supplied with men. a manned spacecraft.
ˈman-eating adjective
which will eat people. a man-eating tiger.
ˈman-eater noun
manˈhandle verb
1. to move, carry etc by hand. When the crane broke down, they had to manhandle the crates on to the boat.
2. to treat roughly. You'll break all the china if you manhandle it like that!
ˈmanhole noun
a hole (usually in the middle of a road or pavement) through which someone may go to inspect sewers etc.
ˌman-ˈmade adjective
made, happening or formed by man, not by natural means. a man-made lake.
ˈmanpower noun
the number of people available for employment etc. There's a shortage of manpower in the building industry.
ˈmanservantplural ˈmenservants noun
a male servant (especially one employed as a valet). He has only one manservant.
ˈmansize(d) adjective
of a size suitable for a man; large. a mansized breakfast.
ˈmanslaughter noun
the crime of killing someone, without intending to do so. He was found guilty of manslaughter.
ˈmenfolk noun plural
male people, especially male relatives. The wives accompanied their menfolk.
ˈmenswear (ˈmenz-) noun
clothing for men. Do you sell menswear?
as one man
simultaneously; together. They rose as one man to applaud his speech.
the man in the street
the ordinary, typical, average man. The man in the street often has little interest in politics.
man of letters
a writer and/or scholar. Shakespeare was perhaps Britain's greatest man of letters.
man of the world
a sophisticated man who is not likely to be shocked or surprised by most things. You can speak freely – we're all men of the world.
man to man as one man to another; openly or frankly: They talked man to man about their problems; adjective (etc)
a man-to-man discussion.
to a man
every one, without exception. They voted to a man to accept the proposal.
References in classic literature ?
When he began to make money he bought for her a large brick house on Elm Street in Winesburg and he was the first man in that town to keep a manservant to drive his wife's carriage.
Or reading sermons, and being catechised by their manservant, and set to learn a column of Scripture names, if they don't answer properly?
A neat, thin old man stood near the manservant who opened the door for them.
An upper servant brought them bread, and offered them many good things of what there was in the house, the carver fetched them plates of all manner of meats and set cups of gold by their side, and a manservant brought them wine and poured it out for them.
I rang the bell at the great door (it was a large, handsome house in an expensive part of the town); a manservant opened; I asked for M.
Wherefore when Kim, aching in every bone, opened his eyes, and would go to the cook-house to get his master's food, he found strong coercion about him, and a veiled old figure at the door, flanked by the grizzled manservant, who told him very precisely the things that he was on no account to do.
We were admitted by a strange, wizened, rusty-coated old manservant, who seemed in keeping with the house.
He had been my mother's one waiter, the only manservant she ever came in contact with, and they had met in a Glasgow hotel which she was eager to see, having heard of the monstrous things, and conceived them to resemble country inns with another twelve bedrooms.
She set up a manservant, and put him in livery of brown cloth with red pipins, she renewed parts of her furniture, hung new papers on the walls, adorned her salon with plants and flowers, always fresh, and crowded it with knick-knacks that were then in vogue; then she, who had always shown scruples as to her personal expenses, did not hesitate to put her dress in keeping with the rank to which she aspired, the profits of which were discounted in several of the shops where she equipped herself for war.
A large, neat chauffeur in green got out from the front, and a small, neat manservant in grey got out from the back, and between them they deposited Sir Leopold on the doorstep and began to unpack him, like some very carefully protected parcel.
She had sent a manservant and a maid out to look for him.
He must be respectable--he keeps a manservant,' said Miss Tomkins to the writing and ciphering governess.