What does Maid mean?

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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Maid.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. maid, maidservant, housemaid, amah(noun)

    a female domestic

  2. maid, maiden(noun)

    an unmarried girl (especially a virgin)


  1. maid(Noun)

    A girl or an unmarried young woman; maiden.

    Note -- maid is often used in the common or species names of flowering plants.

    Etymology: mayde, maide, abbreviation of maiden.

  2. maid(Noun)

    A female servant or cleaner (short for maidservant).

    Etymology: mayde, maide, abbreviation of maiden.

  3. maid(Noun)

    A virgin of either gender.

    Etymology: mayde, maide, abbreviation of maiden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Maid(noun)

    an unmarried woman; usually, a young unmarried woman; esp., a girl; a virgin; a maiden

    Etymology: [Shortened from maiden. . See Maiden.]

  2. Maid(noun)

    a man who has not had sexual intercourse

    Etymology: [Shortened from maiden. . See Maiden.]

  3. Maid(noun)

    a female servant

    Etymology: [Shortened from maiden. . See Maiden.]

  4. Maid(noun)

    the female of a ray or skate, esp. of the gray skate (Raia batis), and of the thornback (R. clavata)

    Etymology: [Shortened from maiden. . See Maiden.]


  1. Maid

    A maid, or housemaid or maidservant, is a female person employed in domestic service. Although now usually found only in the most wealthy of households, in the Victorian era domestic service was the second largest category of employment in England and Wales, after agricultural work.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Maid

    mād, n. an unmarried woman, esp. one young: a virgin: a female servant.—ns. Maid′-child (B.), a female child; Maid′-Mā′rian, the May-queen; a character in the old Morris-dance, usually represented by a man in woman's clothes (Marian, relating to Mary or to the Virgin Mary).—adj. Maid′-pale (Shak.), pale, like a sick girl.—n. Maid′servant, a female servant.—Maid of all work, a domestic who does general housework; Old maid, a woman left unmarried: a card game. [A.S. mægdenmægeð, a maid; cf. magu, son, mǽg, may.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. maid

    A coast name of the skate.

Editors Contribution

  1. Maid

    1. Short form for maiden.

    Maid is short form for maiden.

    Submitted by anahid.ashraf on January 11, 2021  

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Maid' in Nouns Frequency: #2737

Anagrams for Maid »

  1. amid, diam, diam.

How to pronounce Maid?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say Maid in sign language?

  1. maid


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Maid in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Maid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Maid in a Sentence

  1. Joan Of Arc:

    It pleased God thus to act through a simple maid in order to turn back the King's enemies.

  2. V. P. Skipper:

    A kiss To a young girl, faith to a married woman, hope to an old maid, charity.

  3. Marco Rubio:

    My father was a bartender at a hotel and my mother was a maid, the kind of people Donald Trump hires from other countries.

  4. Marco Rubio:

    I want to tell you a story about someone that didn't speak English that well. It was my grandfather, my grandfather instilled in me the belief that I was blessed to live in the one society in all of human history where even I, the son of a bartender and a maid, could aspire to have anything, and be anything that I was willing to work hard to achieve. But he taught me that in Spanish, because it was the language he was most comfortable in.

  5. Colette:

    Can it be that chance has made me one of those women so immersed in one man that, whether they are barren or not, they carry with them to the grave the shriveled innocence of an old maid?

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Translations for Maid

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  • فتاة, خادمةArabic
  • plac'h, merc'hBreton
  • criadaCatalan, Valencian
  • služkaCzech
  • merch, rhiain, morwyn, genethWelsh
  • Dienstmädchen, MädchenGerman
  • servistinoEsperanto
  • asistenta, doncella, gata, chopa, sirvienta, empleada doméstica, chacha, señora de servicio, criada, mucama, nacha, muchacha de servicio, doméstica, cachifa, nana, señorita, muca, fregona, asesora del hogar, choleraSpanish
  • palvelustyttö, piika, neitoFinnish
  • domestique, bonne, demoiselle, servante, bonne à tout faire, jeune filleFrench
  • ainnir, cailín, maighdeanIrish
  • maighdeann, ban-òglach, òigh, gruagach, rìbhinn, ainnirScottish Gaelic
  • עלמהHebrew
  • लड़की, नौकरानीHindi
  • szobalányHungarian
  • աղախին, օրիորդArmenian
  • serviente, seniorettaInterlingua
  • bantu, babuIndonesian
  • damzeloIdo
  • signorina, camerieraItalian
  • 女中, メイド, 少女Japanese
  • 少女, 下女, 하녀, 소녀Korean
  • puellaLatin
  • कामवाली बाई, बाईMarathi
  • meisje, dienstmeid, meidDutch
  • tjenestejente, pike, stuepikeNorwegian
  • pannaPolish
  • servente, moça, empregada, donzelaPortuguese
  • горничная, дева, девушка, девица, служанкаRussian
  • biigaNorthern Sami
  • moma, djevojka, djeva, služavka, мома, девојка, sluškinja, собарица, дева, sobarica, дјевојка, дјева, служавка, слушкиња, devojka, devaSerbo-Croatian
  • jungfru, hembiträde, möSwedish
  • wafanyikazi, mfanyikaziSwahili
  • పనిపిల్ల, కన్యTelugu
  • نوکرانی, لڑکیUrdu
  • 少女, con gái, thiếu nữ, hầu gái, đầy tớ gáiVietnamese
  • 女傭Chinese

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    weak or sickly person especially one morbidly concerned with his or her health
    • A. repugnant
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    • C. askant
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