butler Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"butler" in British English

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butlernoun [C]

uk   /ˈbʌt.lər/  us   /-lɚ/
the most ​importantmaleservant in a ​house, usually ​responsible for ​organizing the other ​servants
(Definition of butler from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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butlernoun [C]

 us   /ˈbʌt·lər/
the most ​importantmaleservant in a ​house: The British butler was ​brilliantlyplayed by Anthony Hopkins.
(Definition of butler from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “butler”
in Spanish Mayordomo…
in Vietnamese quản gia…
in Malaysian butler…
in Thai หัวหน้าคนใช้…
in Chinese (Simplified) 男管家…
in Turkish kâhya…
in Russian дворецкий…
in Indonesian kepala pelayan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 男管家…
in Polish kamerdyner…
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