slavishly submissive or obsequious; fawning:
characteristic of, proper to, or customary for slaves; abject:
yielding slavishly; truckling (usually followed by to).
extremely imitative, especially in the arts; lacking in originality.
being in slavery; oppressed.
of, relating to, or involving slaves or servants.
of or relating to a condition of servitude or property ownership in which a person is held as a slave or as partially enslaved:
medieval rebellions against servile laws.
obsequious or fawning in attitude or behaviour; submissive
of or suitable for a slave
existing in or relating to a state of slavery
when postpositive, foll by to. submitting or obedient
noun 1. the act of a person or thing that serves. 2. a single portion of food or drink; helping. 3. Electricity. a layer of material, as jute yarn or tape, that is applied to the core or the exterior of a lead-covered cable and acts as a protective covering. adjective 4. for use in […]
noun, Roman Catholic Church. 1. a member of an order of mendicant friars, founded in Florence in 1233, engaged in fostering devotion to the Virgin Mary.
noun 1. a person who is in or at the service of another; attendant. 2. a glass worker who blocks the gather and does the preliminary blowing of glass for the gaffer. noun 1. (archaic) a person who serves another occurs only in 2 Kings 4:43, Authorized Version (R.V., “servant”). The Hebrew word there rendered […]
noun 1. slavery or bondage of any kind: political or intellectual servitude. 2. compulsory service or labor as a punishment for criminals: penal servitude. 3. Law. a right possessed by one person to use another’s property. noun 1. the state or condition of a slave; bondage 2. the state or condition of being subjected to […]