houseboy

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house·boy

 (hous′boi′)
n.
A boy or man employed to do housework.

houseboy

(ˈhaʊsˌbɔɪ)
n
a male domestic servant

house•man

(ˈhaʊsˌmæn, -mən)

n., pl. -men (-ˌmɛn, -mən)
a male servant who performs general duties in a home, hotel, etc.
[1790–1800]
Translations

houseboy

(o.f.) [ˈhaʊsbɔɪ] (often pej) Nsirviente m; (in former colonies) → mucamo m

houseboy

[ˈhaʊsbɔɪ] (old-fashioned) ndomestique m
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