What is another word for Footboy?

Pronunciation: [fˈʊtbɔ͡ɪ] (IPA)

The term Footboy has been used to refer to a servant or attendant whose primary duty is to serve as an assistant to their employer's feet. While the term is an old one and not commonly used anymore, there are other words that can be used interchangeably. They include footman, page, valet, amah, butler, and manservant. Alternatively, one can use general terms such as help, assistant, or aide, without referencing a specific body part they are supposed to service. It is essential to use language that respects the dignity of individuals and their profession, and thus derogatory terms should be avoided.

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What are the hypernyms for Footboy?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Footboy

In the morning Tom that was my Lord's Footboy came to see me and had 10s.
"Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright"
Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
I arrived at an unlucky moment; on entering the hall, a dirty Footboy was carrying a yellow-ware dish of potatoes into the back room.
"Pelham, Complete"
Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009
5. Him mamma talk to them Footboy, ye do things he talk to ye.
"The English Language"
Robert Gordon Latham

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