What does valet mean?

Definitions for valet
væˈleɪ, ˈvæl ɪt, ˈvæl eɪvalet

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. valet(verb)

    serve as a personal attendant to

Wiktionary

  1. valet(Noun)

    A man's personal male attendant, responsible for his clothes and appearance.

    Etymology: French; related to vassal.

  2. valet(Noun)

    A hotel employee performing such duties for guests.

    Etymology: French; related to vassal.

  3. valet(Noun)

    (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.

    Etymology: French; related to vassal.

  4. valet(Noun)

    A female chaperone who accompanies a man, and is usually not married to him.

    Etymology: French; related to vassal.

  5. valet(Noun)

    A person employed to clean or park cars.

    Etymology: French; related to vassal.

  6. valet(Noun)

    A wooden stand on which to hold clothes and accessories in preparation for dressing.

    Etymology: French; related to vassal.

  7. valet(Verb)

    To clean and service (a car), as a valet does.

    Etymology: French; related to vassal.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Valet(noun)

    a male waiting servant; a servant who attends on gentleman's person; a body servant

    Etymology: [F. valet, OF. vallet, varlet, vaslet. See Varlet, and Vassal.]

  2. Valet(noun)

    a kind of goad or stick with a point of iron

    Etymology: [F. valet, OF. vallet, varlet, vaslet. See Varlet, and Vassal.]

Freebase

  1. Valet

    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

  1. Valet

    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.]

How to pronounce valet?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say valet in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of valet in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of valet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of valet in a Sentence

  1. Clint Eastwoods:

    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.

  2. Jonathan Bouzaid:

    I saw the valet hit the car in front from a parked position, he then must have panicked and hit the accelerator causing the Porsche to go further under the orange car and pushing the white car into the bollards.

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Translations for valet

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  • خادمةArabic
  • Diener, Putzer, KammerdienerGerman
  • παρκαδόροςGreek
  • edecán, mánagerSpanish
  • miespalvelija, kamaripalvelija, hotellipalvelijaFinnish
  • valet, majordome, valet de chambre, chaperon, duègne, voiturierFrench
  • सेवकHindi
  • inasHungarian
  • parcheggiatoreItalian
  • valetLatin
  • личен слугаMacedonian
  • gezelschapsdameDutch
  • valetPortuguese
  • денщик, ординарец, [[гостиничный]] [[работник]], вешалка, слуга, дуэнья, камердинерRussian
  • คนรับใช้Thai

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