domestic help

Definitions of domestic help
  1. noun
    a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household
    synonyms: domestic, house servant
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    (in India) a native nursemaid who looks after children
    home help
    a person hired to help in another's home (especially one employed by a local authority to help the infirm with domestic work)
    a servant who is employed to perform domestic task in a household
    amah, housemaid, maid, maidservant
    a female domestic
    skivvy, slavey
    a female domestic servant who does all kinds of menial work
    chambermaid, fille de chambre
    a maid who is employed to clean and care for bedrooms (now primarily in hotels)
    handmaid, handmaiden
    a personal maid or female attendant
    lady's maid
    a maid who is a lady's personal attendant
    parlormaid, parlourmaid
    a maid in a private home whose duties are to care for the parlor and the table and to answer the door
    type of:
    retainer, servant
    a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)
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