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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A female domestic servant who does all kinds of menial work.

Usage examples (34)
  • He has been instructed to bring soda whenever he hears the word slavey pronounced from above.
  • The derisive slang term "slavey" expresses the generally prevalent public contempt.
  • She crushes past the little "slavey," and approaching, eyes me critically.
  • One of these is -- "The idea of degradation, attached to the position of a 'slavey' in the minds of the lower classes themselves." for more
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