Definitions for valetvæˈleɪ, ˈvæl ɪt, ˈvæl eɪ
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val•etvæˈleɪ, ˈvæl ɪt, ˈvæl eɪ(n.)
a male servant who attends to the personal needs of his employer, as by taking care of clothing; manservant.
an employee who cares for the clothing of patrons of a hotel, passengers on a ship, etc.
a stand or rack for holding coats, hats, etc.
(v.i.)to serve as a valet.
Origin of valet:
1560–70; < F; MF va(s)let squire =vas- (< ML vassus servant) +-let -let ; see vassal
valet, valet de chambre, gentleman, gentleman's gentleman, man(verb)
a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer
"Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man"
serve as a personal attendant to
A man's personal male attendant, responsible for his clothes and appearance.
A hotel employee performing such duties for guests.
(professional wrestling) A female performer in professional wrestling, acting as either a manager or personal chaperone; often used to attract and titillate male members of the audience.
A female chaperone who accompanies a man, and is usually not married to him.
A person employed to clean or park cars.
A wooden stand on which to hold clothes and accessories in preparation for dressing.
To clean and service (a car), as a valet does.
Origin: French; related to vassal.
a male waiting servant; a servant who attends on gentleman's person; a body servant
a kind of goad or stick with a point of iron
Valet and varlet are terms for male servants who serve as personal attendants to their employer. In the Middle Ages and Ancien Regime valet de chambre was a role for junior courtiers and specialists such as artists in a royal court, but the plain term most often refers to a normal servant responsible for the clothes and personal belongings of an employer, and making minor arrangements.
Translations for valet
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a manservant who looks after his master's clothes etc
His valet laid out his evening suit.
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- criadoPortuguese (BR)
- sluha, komorníkCzech
- der KammerdienerGerman
- ayuda de cámaraSpanish
- toapoiss, kammerteenerEstonian
- valet de chambreFrench
- מְשָרֵת אִישִיHebrew
- निजी सेवकHindi
- sluga, komornik, sobarCroatian
- pelayan pribadiIndonesian
- (신변의 일을 시중드는) 하인Korean
- sluha, komorníkSlovak
- lični slugaSerbian
- 貼身男僕Chinese (Trad.)
- người phục vụVietnamese
- 男子的贴身男仆Chinese (Simp.)
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