What does varlet mean?

Definitions for varletˈvɑr lɪt

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rogue, knave, rascal, rapscallion, scalawag, scallywag, varlet(noun)

    a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel

  2. page, varlet(noun)

    in medieval times a youth acting as a knight's attendant as the first stage in training for knighthood


  1. varlet(Noun)

    A servant or attendant.

  2. varlet(Noun)

    Specifically, a youth acting as a knight's attendant at the beginning of his training for knighthood.

  3. varlet(Noun)

    A rogue or scoundrel.

  4. varlet(Noun)

    The jack.

  5. Origin: From varlet. Compare valet.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Varlet(noun)

    a servant, especially to a knight; an attendant; a valet; a footman

  2. Varlet(noun)

    hence, a low fellow; a scoundrel; a rascal; as, an impudent varlet

  3. Varlet(noun)

    in a pack of playing cards, the court card now called the knave, or jack

  4. Origin: [OF. varlet, vaslet, vallet, servant, young man, young noble, dim. of vassal. See Vassal, and cf. Valet.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Varlet

    vär′let, n. a footman: a low fellow: a scoundrel.—n. Var′letry (Shak.), the rabble, the crowd. [O. Fr. varlet, formerly vaslet, from a dim. of Low L. vassalis.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of varlet in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of varlet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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Translations for varlet

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • VarletGerman
  • паж, слуга, оруженосец, негодяй, валетRussian

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