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menial

me·ni·al

menial

 
 
pronunciation:
mi ni l [or] min yl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, relating to, or suitable to a servant.
synonyms:
servile
similar words:
attending, slavish, waiting
definition 2: lowly or degrading; servile.
She felt that cleaning the bathroom was a menial task and left it for others to do.
synonyms:
degrading, servile
similar words:
abject, base, dirty, hack, humble, ignoble, low, lowly, mean, slavish, subservient
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part of speech: noun
definition: one who works as a servant, esp. in a household.
synonyms:
servant
similar words:
attendant, au pair, domestic, drudge, employee, flunky, footman, help, housekeeper, lackey, maid, nanny, nursemaid, scullion, servitor, slave
derivation: menially (adv.)