slavey

noun

slav·​ey ˈslā-vē How to pronounce slavey (audio)
plural slaveys
dated, offensive
: drudge
especially : a household servant who does general housework

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1812, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of slavey was circa 1812

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Cite this Entry

“Slavey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slavey. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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