noun \ˈvär-lət\

Definition of VARLET

a :  attendant, menial
b :  a knight's page
:  a base unprincipled person :  knave

Examples of VARLET

  1. <challenged the dastardly varlet to a duel>

Origin of VARLET

Middle English valet, vadlet, varlet servant, boy — more at valet
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with VARLET


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