a woman hired to do general cleaning, especially in an office or large house.
noun (pl) -women
(Brit) a woman who is hired to clean, tidy, etc, in a house or office
1590s, from Middle English char, cherre “turn of work” (see chore) + woman. An Alicia Charwoman appears in the Borough of Nottingham records in 1379.
a large bus used on sightseeing tours, especially one with open sides and no center aisle. noun (Brit, obsolete) a motor coach, esp one used for sightseeing tours n. British for “sightseeing bus,” 1811, originally in a Continental context (especially Swiss), from French char-à-bancs, literally “benched carriage,” from char “wagon,” from Latin carrus (see car) […]
the aggregate of features and traits that form the individual nature of some person or thing. one such feature or trait; characteristic. moral or ethical quality: a man of fine, honorable character. qualities of honesty, courage, or the like; integrity: It takes character to face up to a bully. reputation: a stain on one’s character. […]
- Character actor
noun an actor who specializes in playing odd or eccentric characters
- Character armour
noun (psychol) the defence an individual exhibits to others and to himself or herself to disguise his or her underlying weaknesses: a term coined by William Reich