HyperDic: butler

English > 3 senses of the word butler / Butler:
NOUNperson butler, pantrymana manservant (usually the head servant of a household) who has charge of wines and the table
person Butler, Samuel ButlerEnglish novelist who described a fictitious land he called Erewhon (1835-1902)
person Butler, Samuel ButlerEnglish poet (1612-1680)
butler / Butler > pronunciation
Soundsbah'tler
Rhymesalveolar ... Ziegler: 240 rhymes with ler...
English > butler: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA manservant (usually the head servant of a household) who has charge of wines and the table.
Synonympantryman
BroadermanservantA man servant
Spanishdespensero, maestresala, mayordomo
Catalanmajordom, mestre-sala, reboster
English > Butler: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningEnglish novelist who described a fictitious land he called Erewhon (1835-1902).
SynonymSamuel Butler
Instance ofwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
SpanishSamuel Butler
CatalanSamuel Butler
English > Butler: 3 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningEnglish poet (1612-1680).
SynonymSamuel Butler
Instance ofpoetA writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)
SpanishSamuel Butler
CatalanSamuel Butler

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