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Meaning of "maidservant" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MAIDSERVANT

maidservant  [ˈmeɪdˌsɜːvənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MAIDSERVANT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Maidservant is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MAIDSERVANT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of maidservant in the English dictionary

The definition of maidservant in the dictionary is a female servant.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MAIDSERVANT


absolvent
æbˈzɒlvənt
adjuvant
ˈædʒəvənt
bondservant
ˈbɒndˌsɜːvənt
convent
ˈkɒnvənt
fervent
ˈfɜːvənt
grievant
ˈɡriːvənt
Havant
ˈhævənt
haven´t
ˈhævənt
inobservant
ˌɪnəbˈzɜːvənt
insolvent
ɪnˈsɒlvənt
irrelevant
ɪˈrɛləvənt
manservant
ˈmænˌsɜːvənt
nonobservant
ˌnɒnəbˈzɜːvənt
observant
əbˈzɜːvənt
relevant
ˈrɛlɪvənt
resolvent
rɪˈzɒlvənt
savant
ˈsævənt
servant
ˈsɜːvənt
solvent
ˈsɒlvənt
unobservant
ˌʌnəbˈzɜːvənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MAIDSERVANT

maiden over
maiden pink
maiden speech
maiden voyage
maiden-like
maidenhair
maidenhair fern
maidenhair tree
maidenhead
maidenhood
maidenish
maidenliness
maidenly
maidenweed
maidhood
maidish
maidishness
maidism
maidless

WORDS THAT END LIKE MAIDSERVANT

bon vivant
ci-devant
civil servant
conservant
domestic servant
galavant
galivant
gallivant
general servant
idiot savant
levant
paravant
provant
public servant
pursuivant
tableau vivant
the Levant

Synonyms and antonyms of maidservant in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «maidservant» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MAIDSERVANT

Find out the translation of maidservant to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of maidservant from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «maidservant» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

婢女
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sierva
570 millions of speakers

English

maidservant
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दासी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

خادمة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

служанка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

serva
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দাসী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

servante
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pelayan wanita
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Dienerin
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

女奴隷
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

여종
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Maidservant
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thị tỳ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வேலைக்காரி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दासी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hizmetçi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

serva
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

niewolnica
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

служниця
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

servitoarea
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δούλη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

slavin
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

maidservant
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tjenestekvinne
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of maidservant

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MAIDSERVANT»

The term «maidservant» is regularly used and occupies the 62.649 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MAIDSERVANT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about maidservant

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MAIDSERVANT»

Discover the use of maidservant in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to maidservant and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Manservant and Maidservant
At once the strangest and most marvelous of Ivy Compton-Burnett's fictions, Manservant and Maidservant has for its subject the domestic life of Horace Lamb, sadist, skinflint, and tyrant.
Ivy Compton-Burnett, 2001
2
The Book of the Maidservant
Includes author's note on Kempe, writer of "The Book of Margery Kempe," considered by some to be the first autobiography in the English language.
Rebecca Barnhouse, 2011
3
The Diary of a Maidservant
While the setting is still the big city, the novel bridges the class-divide to delineate the life and thoughts of a young woman who earns a living as a casual household help. The story revolves around Shanti, a teenage maidservant.
Krishna Baldev Vaid, 2007
4
All Because of a Maidservant
This is a story of dedication, love, and fate. Part fact and part fiction, the story covers the lives in three generations of Francesca Gorlewski's family.
Eleanor Welling, 2008
5
Indian Democracy: Problems and Prospects
average number of households in which a maidservant works is 2.4 in SCB and 3.6 in NCB. However, this average hides the fact that the modal frequency in SCB is 3 households, i.e. maximum number of maidservants work in 3 houses and in ...
M. Manisha, Sharmila Mitra Deb, 2009
6
The Secret of Castle Cant: Being an Account of the ...
Lucy becomes a self-styledspy and player in a rebellion that is brewing not only throughoutthe Barony, but within the Castle itself, and with the aidof her friend, the court astronomer Luigi Lemonjello, flees the clutchesof the evil ...
Kevin P. Bath, 2006
7
The Maxwell Leadership Bible, NKJV: Lessons in Leadership ...
6Now your maidservant had two sons; and the two fought with each other in the field, and there was no one to part them, but the one struck the other and killed him. 7And now the whole family has risen up against your maidservant, and they  ...
John Maxwell, 2003
8
Silent Voices: Forgotten Novels by Victorian Women Writers
The. Detective. Maidservant. Catherine. Crowe's. Susan. Hopley. Lucy Sussex The year 1841 is when detective fiction is popularly regarded to have been "born, " with Poe's first Chevalier Dupin story, "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," ...
Brenda Ayres, 2003
9
The Maidservant and the Murderer: A Midwife Short Mystery
From the author of THE MIDWIFE’S TALE comes "The Maidservant and the Murderer," the startling story behind midwife Bridget Hodgson’s arch nemesis, the murderous and malignant Rebecca Hooke On an autumn day in 1620, young Rebecca Hey ...
Samuel Thomas, 2013
10
African American Actresses: The Struggle for Visibility, ...
As the racial Other, this black maidservant is deemed vital and central to Dorothy's development, in spite of her subservience. When Dorothy sings on stage and her performance is interrupted because she has forgotten a handkerchief that is ...
Charlene B. Regester, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MAIDSERVANT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term maidservant is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Blyth Spirit explores occult and the present
Attendant upon them is maidservant Edith (a stand-out performance from Ella Hetherington) as she strives to reconcile her previous Navy life ... «Community Newspaper Group, Jul 15»
2
Tales from the crypt: ghost stories from Japan
A young girl named Okiku worked as a maidservant in the house of Shogun Aoyama Harima in the mid-17th century. The Aoyama clan ... «The Japan Times, Jul 15»
3
Huntington Sends in the Sondheim with 'A Little Night Music'
... Huntington) plays her fiery maidservant Petra. Pablo Torres plays Fredrik Egerman's son Henrik, and Desiree's daughter, Fredrika Armfeldt, ... «EDGE Boston, Jul 15»
4
Haydn Gwynne, Stephen Bogardus, Lauren Molina and More to …
... the virtuous Anne Egerman and McCaela Donovan (Candide at the Huntington) plays her fiery maidservant Petra. Pablo Torres plays Fredrik ... «Broadway World, Jul 15»
5
The Little Book of the Hidden People
Often they are an informal foil to the solemn tales, for example, one tale recounts a maidservant who is punished by elves for mistreating ... «IcelandReview, Jul 15»
6
Disappointed Kuwaiti lady says 'Alhaji Sinare saved my life'
Recounting her ordeal in Kuwait, Grace said it was hell on earth to work as a maidservant in Kuwait. "I was frustrated, abused and treated like ... «GhanaWeb, Jul 15»
7
Parshat Pinhas: Jewish law and women leaders
... whether a man or a woman, whether a manservant or a maidservant, each has the divine spirit rest upon him in accordance with his own acts ... «Jerusalem Post Israel News, Jul 15»
8
Righteous abortion: How conservative Christianity promotes what it …
You shall not covet your neighbor's wife, or his manservant or maidservant, his ox or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor. «Raw Story, Jul 15»
9
St. Thérèse of Lisieux's parents to be canonized October 18
A website devoted to Léonie Martin notes that Léonie was ill from childhood, abused by a maidservant, expelled from school, isolated within ... «Lifesite, Jul 15»
10
Researchers Say Virgin Mary Actually God's Second Choice To …
... a partner, and when asked, Mary immediately accepted with the words, 'Behold the maidservant of the Lord! May your word to me be fulfilled. «The Onion, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Maidservant [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/maidservant>. Jul 2020 ».
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