Definition of footman noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

footman

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈfʊtmən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfʊtmən//
 
(pl. footmen
BrE BrE//ˈfʊtmən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfʊtmən//
 
)
 
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a male servant in a house in the past, who opened the door to visitors, served food at table, etc. She summoned a footman, who duly arrived.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: footman