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 That chambermaid is one of the ghosts between the lines of Mara’s story. Sheri Linden, The Hollywood Reporter, 14 Apr. 2022 During her time working as a chambermaid at a Venetian hotel in 1981, Calle took photographs of the rooms she was assigned to clean. Claire Messud, Harper’s Magazine , 7 Dec. 2021 During her time working as a chambermaid at a Venetian hotel in 1981, Calle took photographs of the rooms she was assigned to clean. Claire Messud, Harper’s Magazine , 7 Dec. 2021 During her time working as a chambermaid at a Venetian hotel in 1981, Calle took photographs of the rooms she was assigned to clean. Claire Messud, Harper’s Magazine , 7 Dec. 2021 During her time working as a chambermaid at a Venetian hotel in 1981, Calle took photographs of the rooms she was assigned to clean. Claire Messud, Harper’s Magazine , 7 Dec. 2021 During her time working as a chambermaid at a Venetian hotel in 1981, Calle took photographs of the rooms she was assigned to clean. Claire Messud, Harper’s Magazine , 7 Dec. 2021 During her time working as a chambermaid at a Venetian hotel in 1981, Calle took photographs of the rooms she was assigned to clean. Claire Messud, Harper’s Magazine , 7 Dec. 2021 During her time working as a chambermaid at a Venetian hotel in 1981, Calle took photographs of the rooms she was assigned to clean. Claire Messud, Harper’s Magazine , 7 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of chambermaid

1578, in the meaning defined above

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“Chambermaid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chambermaid. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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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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