a female servant who does housework
A woman or girl employed to do housework.
- A female servant attached to the non-servant quarter part of the house. (as opposed to a scullery maid.)
- (derogatory) a housewife.
(third-person singular simple present housemaids, present participle housemaiding, simple past and past participle housemaided)
- To be a housemaid.
- To wait on someone hand on foot, to watch them.