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skivvy

noun, British

Synonyms and Antonyms of skivvy

  1. a female domestic servant <the pop star's image as a working-class hero strains credulity now that he owns a large estate with an army of cooks, butlers, and skivvies to attend to his every want> Synonyms biddy, char [British], charwoman, handmaiden (also handmaid), house girl, housekeeper, housemaid, maidservant, maid [British], wenchRelated Words attendant, chambermaid; abigail, lady-in-waiting, maid-in-waiting; au pair, nursemaid; domestic, menial; amah, ayah




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