domestic help

Definitions of domestic help

n a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household

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
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retainer, servant
a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)

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