footboy

noun

foot·​boy ˈfu̇t-ˌbȯi How to pronounce footboy (audio)
: a serving boy : page, attendant

Word History

First Known Use

1585, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of footboy was in 1585

Dictionary Entries Near footboy

Cite this Entry

“Footboy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/footboy. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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