Definitions for courtierˈkɔr ti ər, ˈkoʊr-
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
cour•ti•erˈkɔr ti ər, ˈkoʊr-(n.)
a person who is often in attendance at the court of a king or other royal personage.
a person who flatters.
Origin of courtier:
1250–1300; ME courteour < AF courte(i)our= OF cortoy(er) to attend at court (der. of courtcourt ) + AF -our < L -ōr- -or2
an attendant at the court of a sovereign
A person in attendance at a royal court.
A person who flatters in order to seek favour.
one who is in attendance at the court of a prince; one who has an appointment at court
one who courts or solicits favor; one who flatters
A courtier is a person who is often in attendance at the court of a king or other royal personage. Historically the court was the centre of government as well as the residence of the monarch, and the social and political life were often completely mixed together. A female courtier was called a courtesan, although today this name has come to be associated with female entertainers who served the upper classes.
Translations for courtier
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a member of the court of a king or queen
He was one of King James' courtiers.
- مِن حاشِيَة المَلِكArabic
- cortesãoPortuguese (BR)
- der HöflingGerman
- hofmand; hofdameDanish
- cortesano, cortesanaSpanish
- درباری؛ ملازمFarsi
- courtisan, dame de la courFrench
- אִיש חֲצַר הַמלוּכָהHebrew
- udvari ember, udvaroncHungarian
- pegawai istanaIndonesian
- dvariškis, rūmininkasLithuanian
- medlem av hoffetNorwegian
- درباری؛ ملازمPersian
- curtezan, doamnă de la curteRomanian
- dvoran, -kaSlovak
- 侍臣，朝臣Chinese (Trad.)
- دربار شاهي كا ممبرUrdu
- cận thầnVietnamese
- 廷臣，朝臣Chinese (Simp.)
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