What does menial mean?

Definitions for menialˈmi ni əl, ˈmin yəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. menial(adj)

    a domestic servant

  2. humble, menial, lowly(adj)

    used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)


  1. menial(Noun)

    A servant, especially a domestic servant.

  2. menial(Noun)

    A person who has a subservient nature.

    His sister was a menial girl, but he sought to help her develop a mind of her own.

  3. menial(Adjective)

    Of or relating to work normally performed by a servant.

  4. menial(Adjective)

    Of or relating to unskilled work.

  5. Origin: From meinial, from meignial, from meignee, from mansionata, from mansio, mansion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Menial(noun)

    belonging to a retinue or train of servants; performing servile office; serving

  2. Menial(noun)

    pertaining to servants, esp. domestic servants; servile; low; mean

  3. Menial(noun)

    a domestic servant or retainer, esp. one of humble rank; one employed in low or servile offices

  4. Menial(noun)

    a person of a servile character or disposition

  5. Origin: [OE. meneal, fr. meine, maine, household, OF. maisnie, maisnie, LL. mansionaticum. See Mansion, and cf. Meine, n., Meiny.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Menial

    mē′ni-al, adj. of or pertaining to a train of servants: doing servile work: low.—n. a domestic servant: one performing servile work: a person of servile disposition. [O. Fr., mesnee, a household. See Mansion.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of menial in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of menial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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