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attendant, retainerView synonyms
- ‘Jeeves is not a butler, of course, nor just a valet, but something more - a gentleman's gentleman.’
- ‘He was the butler in the TV show, referred to as a gentleman's gentleman.’
- ‘He dismissed his servant carelessly, and the gentleman's gentleman immediately rose, dusted off his knees, and bowed his way out.’
- ‘I don't think this will persuade my gentleman's gentleman that brown suits are ever acceptable.’
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