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soubrette

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sou=brette

CIDE DICTIONARY

soubretten. [F.].
     A female servant or attendant; specifically, as a term of the theater, a lady's maid, in comedies, who acts the part of an intrigante; a meddlesome, mischievous female servant or young woman.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

soubrette, n.
1 a pert maidservant or similar female character in a comedy.
2 an actress taking this part.

Etymology
F f. Prov. soubreto fem. of soubret coy f. sobrar f. L superare be above

THESAURUS

soubrette

Roscius, abigail, actor, actress, amah, antagonist, antihero, au pair girl, ayah, bad guy, barnstormer, betweenmaid, biddy, bit, bit part, cast, chambermaid, chaperon, character, character actor, character man, character woman, child actor, companion, cook, cue, diseur, diseuse, dramatizer, duenna, fat part, feeder, femme de chambre, fille de chambre, foil, gentlewoman, girl, handmaid, handmaiden, heavy, hero, heroine, hired girl, histrio, histrion, housemaid, ingenue, juvenile, kitchenmaid, lady-help, lady-in-waiting, lead, lead role, leading lady, leading man, leading woman, lines, live-in maid, live-out maid, maid, maidservant, matinee idol, mime, mimer, mimic, monologist, mummer, nursemaid, pantomime, pantomimist, parlormaid, part, person, personage, piece, playactor, player, protagonist, protean actor, reciter, role, scullery maid, servant girl, servitress, side, stage performer, stage player, stooge, straight man, straight part, stroller, strolling player, supporting character, supporting role, theatrical, thespian, title role, trouper, tweeny, upstairs maid, utility man, villain, waiting maid, walk-on, walking part, wench

ROGET THESAURUS

soubrette

Servant

N servant, subject, liegeman, servant, retainer, follower, henchman, servitor, domestic, menial, help, lady help, employe, attache, official, retinue, suite, cortege, staff, court, attendant, squire, usher, page, donzel, footboy, train bearer, cup bearer, waiter, lapster, butler, livery servant, lackey, footman, flunky, flunkey, valet, valet de chambre, equerry, groom, jockey, hostler, ostler, tiger, orderly, messenger, cad, gillie, herdsman, swineherd, barkeeper, bartender, bell boy, boots, boy, counterjumper, khansamah, khansaman, khitmutgar, yardman, bailiff, castellan, seneschal, chamberlain, major-domo, groom of the chambers, secretary, under secretary, assistant secretary, clerk, subsidiary, agent, subaltern, underling, understrapper, man, maid, maidservant, handmaid, confidente, lady's maid, abigail, soubrette, amah, biddy, nurse, bonne, ayah, nursemaid, nursery maid, house maid, parlor maid, waiting maid, chamber maid, kitchen maid, scullery maid, femme de chambre, femme fille, camarista, chef de cuisine, cordon bleu, cook, scullion, Cinderella, potwalloper, maid of all work, servant of all work, laundress, bedmaker, journeyman, charwoman, bearer, chokra, gyp (Cambridge), hamal, scout (Oxford), serf, vassal, slave, negro, helot, bondsman, bondswoman, bondslave, ame damnee, odalisque, ryot, adscriptus gleboe, villian, villein, beadsman, bedesman, sizar, pensioner, pensionary, client, dependant, dependent, hanger on, satellite, parasite, led captain, protege, ward, hireling, mercenary, puppet, tool, creature, badge of slavery, bonds, in the train of, in one's pay, in one's employ, at one's call, in bonds.


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