- a man in charge of a great, royal, or noble household; chief steward
- any steward or butler: humorous usage
Origin of major-domoSpanish mayordomo or Italian maggiordomo ; from Late Latin major domus ; from Classical Latin major, greater (see major) + genitive of domus, house
- The head steward or butler in the household of a sovereign or great noble.
- A steward or butler.
- One who makes arrangements or directs affairs for another.
Origin of major-domoItalian maggiordomo or Spanish mayordomo, both from Medieval Latin maior dom&umacron;s : Latin maior, chief; see meg- in Indo-European roots + Latin dom&umacron;s, genitive of domus, house; see dem- in Indo-European roots.