Entry from US English dictionary
A boy employed as a servant.
- Still disguised as a boy, Mary found a job as a footboy to a wealthy French woman living in London.
- She has closed herself off - sneering at the young lovers, ignoring the footboy and the beggar.
- Over the years I have accumulated many footboys, slaves, fans and friends all over the world.
For editors and proofreaders
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.