Dienstbote

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Etymology[edit]

From Dienst +‎ Bote.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈdiːns(t)ˌboːtə/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Dienstbote m (genitive Dienstboten, plural Dienstboten, female Dienstbotin)

  1. (slightly dated) house servant; domestic (male or of unspecified sex)
  2. (informal) servant; someone who does unpleasant works for another
    Räum das selber auf! Ich bin doch nicht dein Dienstbote.
    Clean that up yourself! I’m not your servant.

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