Last modified on 2 April 2014, at 02:34
lady-in-waiting (plural ladies-in-waiting)
- (rare) A Lady in the household of a queen or princess who attends her as a personal servant, generally considered an honour.
- A woman who is a servant to a lady. Similar to a valet for a gentleman.
- Mandarin: 女官 (zh) (nǚguān), 宮官, 宫官 (gōngguān)
- French: dame de compagnie f
- German: Hofdame f, Ehrendame f, Palastdame f
- Japanese: 女官 (にょかん, nyokan, にょうかん, nyōkan)
- Russian: фрейлина (ru) f (frɛ́jlina)