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servant

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noun ser·vant \ˈsər-vənt\

Simple Definition of servant

  • : 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

  1. :  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 play \-ˌhu̇d\ 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



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