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Valet vs. Butler

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Valetnoun

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

Butlernoun

A manservant having charge of wines and liquors.

Valetnoun

A hotel employee performing such duties for guests.

Butlernoun

The chief male servant of a household who has charge of other employees, receives guests, directs the serving of meals, and performs various personal services.

Valetnoun

(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.

Butlernoun

A valet, a male personal attendant.

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Valetnoun

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

Butlerverb

To buttle, to dispense wines or liquors; to take the place of a butler.

Valetnoun

A person employed to clean or park cars.

Butlernoun

An officer in a king's or a nobleman's household, whose principal business it is to take charge of the liquors, plate, etc.; the head servant in a large house.

‘The butler and the baker of the king of Egypt.’; ‘Your wine locked up, your butler strolled abroad.’;

Valetnoun

A person employed to assist the jockey and trainer at a racecourse.

Butlernoun

a manservant (usually the head servant of a household) who has charge of wines and the table

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Valetnoun

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

Butlernoun

the chief manservant of a house.

Valetnoun

A kind of goad or stick with an iron point.

Butler

A butler is a person who works in a house serving and is a domestic worker in a large household. In great houses, the household is sometimes divided into departments with the butler in charge of the dining room, wine cellar, and pantry.

Valetverb

(transitive) To serve (someone) as a valet.

Valetverb

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

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Valetverb

To leave (a car) with a valet to park it.

Valetnoun

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

Valetnoun

A kind of goad or stick with a point of iron.

Valetnoun

a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer;

‘Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man’;

Valetverb

serve as a personal attendant to

Valetnoun

a man's personal male attendant, who is responsible for his clothes and appearance.

Valetnoun

a hotel employee who attends to the clothes of guests

‘a valet service’;

Valetnoun

a person employed to clean or park cars

‘he handed his keys to the parking valet’; ‘valet parking’;

Valetverb

act as a valet to (a particular man)

‘one evening when I was valeting him, Mr Charles told me he had met my father’;

Valetverb

work as a valet.

Valetverb

clean (a car), especially on the inside

‘try not to spill anything on the seat—I just had the thing valeted’;

Valet

A valet or varlet is a male servant who serves as personal attendant to his employer. In the Middle Ages and Ancien Régime, valet de chambre was a role for junior courtiers and specialists such as artists in a royal court, but the term by itself most often refers to a normal servant responsible for the clothes and personal belongings of an employer, and making minor arrangements.

‘valet’;

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