noun ser·vant \ˈsər-vənt\

: a person who is hired to do household or personal duties such as cleaning and cooking

: a person who is devoted to or guided by something

Full Definition of SERVANT

:  one that serves others <a public servant>; especially :  one that performs duties about the person or home of a master or personal employer
ser·vant·hood \-ˌhd\ noun
ser·vant·less adjective

Examples of SERVANT

  1. <the wealthy family had servants to clean and cook for them>

Origin of SERVANT

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from present participle of servir
First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with SERVANT

SERVANTHOODS Defined for Kids


noun ser·vant \ˈsər-vənt\

Definition of SERVANT for Kids

:  a person hired to perform household or personal services


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