Definition of Footman in English :

Define Footman in English

Footman meaning in English

Meaning of Footman in English

Pronunciation of Footman in English

Footman pronunciation in English

Pronounce Footman in English


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1. footman

a man employed as a servant in a large establishment (as a palace) to run errands and do chores

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noun plural -men
a male servant, esp one in livery
a low four-legged metal stand used in a fireplace for utensils, etc
(formerly) a foot soldier
any of several arctiid moths related to the tiger moths, esp the common footman (Eilema lurideola), with yellowish hind wings and brown forewings with a yellow front stripe; they produce woolly bear larvae

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nounWord forms: plural ˈfootmen (ˈfʊtmən ; footˈmən)
a male servant who assists the butler in a large household
2.  Archaic
a foot soldier; infantryman

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see synonyms of footman
1. A man employed as a servant to wait at table, attend the door, and run various errands, as in a palace.
2. Archaic
a. A foot soldier; an infantryman.
b. One who travels on foot; a pedestrian.

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