valet: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (va-lā', val'it, val'ā), [key]
— n., v., -et•ed, -et•ing.
  1. a male servant who attends to the personal needs of his employer, as by taking care of clothing or the like; manservant.
  2. a man who is employed for cleaning and pressing, laundering, and similar services for patrons of a hotel, passengers on a ship, etc.
  3. an attendant who parks cars for patrons at a hotel, restaurant, etc.
  4. a stand or rack for holding coats, hats, etc.
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to serve as a valet.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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