Definition of domestique in US English:

domestique

noun

Cycling
  • A cyclist in a road racing team whose role is to help their team leader during a race, for example by setting the pace or creating a slipstream.

    ‘he has played the role of domestique for much of his career’

Origin

1950s: French, literally ‘servant’.

Pronunciation

domestique

/dəˌmeˈstēk//dəˌmɛˈstik/