A hotel valet assists a guest.
- The definition of a valet is the personal employee of a man who tends to his clothing and personal needs, or a hotel employee that tends to the needs of guests, or a person who parks cars at a hotel or restaurant.
- A special assistant to a man who helps him to keep his closet in order and to select outfits to wear is an example of a valet.
- A hotel employee who carries luggage is an example of a valet.
- The person who parks your car when you go to a fancy restaurant is an example of a valet.
- Valet is defined as to work parking cars, to work at a hotel serving guests or to work as a special assistant to a man in order to take on the responsibility of managing his clothing and appearance.
An example of valet is to park cars for customers at a fancy restaurant.
- a man's personal manservant who takes care of the man's clothes, helps him in dressing, etc.
- an employee, as of a hotel, who cleans or presses clothes, or performs other personal services
- ⌂ a rack for hanging coats, hats, a change of clothing, etc.
Origin of valetFr, a groom, yeoman ; from Old French vaslet, young man, page ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form vassellittus, double diminutive ; from Gaulish an unverified form vasso-, servant (akin to Middle Irish foss, Welsh gwas) ; from Indo-European an unverified form uposto-, one who stands by ; from an unverified form upo- (from source up) + base an unverified form st?-, to stand
- A man's male servant, who takes care of his clothes and performs other personal services.
- An employee, as in a hotel or on a ship, who performs personal services for guests or passengers.
- A person who parks and retrieves cars for patrons of restaurants, theaters, and other business establishments.
verbval·et·ed, val·et·ing, val·ets
Origin of valetMiddle English valette, from Old French vaslet, valet, servant, squire, from Vulgar Latin *vassellitus, diminutive of *vassus, vassal; see vassal.
- A man's personal male attendant, responsible for his clothes and appearance.
- A hotel employee performing such duties for guests.
- (professional wrestling) A female performer in professional wrestling, acting as either a manager or personal chaperone; often used to attract and titillate male members of the audience.
- A female chaperone who accompanies a man, and is usually not married to him.
- A person employed to clean or park cars.
- A wooden stand on which to hold clothes and accessories in preparation for dressing.
- A kind of goad or stick with an iron point.
(third-person singular simple present valets, present participle valeting, simple past and past participle valeted)