chambermaid

noun
cham·​ber·​maid | \ ˈchām-bər-ˌmād How to pronounce chambermaid (audio) \

Definition of chambermaid

: a maid who makes beds and does general cleaning of bedrooms (as in a hotel)

Examples of chambermaid in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This darkly funny novel follows a young woman working as a chambermaid at an exclusive yacht club. Seija Rankin, EW.com, 20 May 2021 According to The New York Times, quoting Fagan's lawyer, the conversation lasted around 10 minutes before a chambermaid interrupted them and summoned security. Emma Dibdin, Harper's BAZAAR, 16 Nov. 2020 Police arrived another eight minutes after that - when the chambermaid had already led the man away. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, 16 Nov. 2020 Police arrived another eight minutes after that—when the chambermaid had already led the man away. Emma Dibdin, Harper's BAZAAR, 16 Nov. 2020 His father was a French plantation owner and his mother a chambermaid. Claire Bugos, Smithsonian Magazine, 5 Aug. 2020 The son of a French slave-owner and merchant sailor in Haiti and his mistress, a Creole chambermaid believed to have been a slave, the artist was raised in France. Los Angeles Times, 7 Apr. 2020 Marina was an immigrant from Russia who was now working as a chambermaid at t he Alexandria Hotel — where coincidentally D.W. Griffith also first landed. Lynell George, Los Angeles Times, 7 Sep. 2019 Jelani Pitcher plays King; Shadana Patterson is the chambermaid. Myrna Petlicki, chicagotribune.com, 4 June 2019

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First Known Use of chambermaid

1578, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of chambermaid was in 1578

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29 May 2021

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“Chambermaid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chambermaid. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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chambermaid

noun

English Language Learners Definition of chambermaid

: a woman who cleans bedrooms in hotels

chambermaid

noun
cham·​ber·​maid | \ ˈchām-bər-ˌmād How to pronounce chambermaid (audio) \

Kids Definition of chambermaid

: a maid who takes care of bedrooms (as in a hotel)

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