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
Origin: [F. valet, OF. vallet, varlet, vaslet. See Varlet, and Vassal.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
val′et, or val′ā, n. a man-servant, esp. one who attends on a gentleman's person.—v.t. to act as valet to.—n. Valet de place, in France, one who offers his services as guide, messenger, &c. for hire, esp. to strangers. [O. Fr.,—vaslet, later also varlet—Low L. vassalettus, dim. of vassalis, a vassal.]
The numerical value of valet in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of valet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Did I know anything about the industry really? Not until I started working on it, not until I had to go and bartend, and valet park cars and work construction while I auditioned for films. Then you know what hard work is to get into a film and try to be an actor.
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- Diener, Putzer, KammerdienerGerman
- edecán, mánagerSpanish
- miespalvelija, kamaripalvelija, hotellipalvelijaFinnish
- valet, majordome, valet de chambre, chaperon, duègne, voiturierFrench
- личен слугаMacedonian
- денщик, ординарец, [[гостиничный]] [[работник]], вешалка, слуга, дуэнья, камердинерRussian
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